HARKNESS, Peter

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2879689
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
26
Lance Sergeant Peter Harkness, 6 troop, died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 268. He is referred to in the last letter of his good friend LSgt Bill Gibson who also died on the raid.
 
Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society/James Dorrian.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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