Corporal (Acting Sergeant)
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Sergeant Frederick Birch served in No.7 Commando taking part in operations at Bardia and Crete before moving to 51 Middle East Commando. He was attached to 'C' Bn Layforce for Operation Flipper after which he was taken prisoner of war.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/36, WO417/37, and WO417/96.
Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1, WO392/11, and WO392/21
The book 'Get Rommel' author Michael Asher.
The book 'Special Service of a Hazardous Nature', compiled by Dennis Reeves, privately published by the Liverpool Scottish Museum Trust.
Account of raid by Fred Birch in CVA Gallery.
[Images] Brian Birch (son).
Photo of Commando in Gallery:
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