DAWNAY, Guy Nicholas

Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Major)
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
73131
P.O.W. number: 
4093
Born: 
Wednesday, July 4, 1917
Birthplace: 
Cardiff
Died : 
Sunday, January 25, 1998
Place died: 
Cardiff
Lieutenant Guy Dawnay was reported missing 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe, France, later found to be a prisoner of war.

Released from captivity in 1945 he remained in military service with the South Wales Borderers until 1967, final rank attained Major.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/3 and WO417/9.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1 (Oflag 79).
Transcript of German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/91/300 (Oflag 7B).
London Gazette 44365, page 7884 (rank Major).
Government Probate Death Index, Glamorganshire, no. 9851803368.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 106 issued March 1998.
 

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