FYFE, Charles Alexander

Known as: 
Jock
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Corps of Signals
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2591013
P.O.W. number: 
18592
Born: 
Monday, December 6, 1915
Birthplace: 
Aberdeen
Charles Alexander Fyfe
Charles Fyfe 2 Commando
Lance Corporal Charles Fyfe, a Signaller in No.2 Commando HQ, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked on HMS Campbeltown. Charles, married and from Glasgow, was an electrical engineer in civil life.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists  / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War  / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/131/261.
Commando Benevolent Fund list of No.2 Cdo.
St Nazaire Society website.
[Image 1] Article in the Aberdeen Evening Express 24 April 1942.
[Image 2] Cropped from the photo in Gallery titled 'St Nazaire Raid Commando veterans on HM Yacht Britannia April 1982'.
 

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