ETHELSTONE, Harry

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
8 Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Somerset Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5670462
P.O.W. number: 
96229

Private Harry Ethelstone was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations at Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war. Originally shown on Casualty Lists as No.7 Commando attached 'A Bn., Layforce this was amended to No.8 Commando attached 'A' Bn., Layforce.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27, WO417/30, WO417/94.
Prisoners of War Lists / National Archives file WO3921/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/113/363 (closed until 2028).


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