DAW, Herbert Frank

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
??
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Sussex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241846
P.O.W. number: 
6720
Born: 
Thursday, November 10, 1921
Lance Corporal Herbert Daw was was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and Malati Bridge (3 Commando Bridge), later found to be a prisoner of war.
Extract from Commando Association newsletter 68.
Recently retired from full-time work as Clerk of Cheltenham Rural District Council, we congratulate ex-Cpl. Herbert Daw (3 Cdo) on his installation to the honorary ancient appointment of Borough Chamberlain of Tewkesbury, for his services to the re-organisation of local government in Gloucestershire.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/65.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archibves file WO416/91/231.
Commando Association newsletter 68 (1979).
 
Notes
Service number indicates possible Police Intake. Awaits verification. The 1939 Register shows him as a shop assistant residing Burwash, Battle, Sussex.
 

Ask Questions / Add Information / Add Photos

Use the Archive Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now]
Photos will be reviewed and added to the Archive if appropriate. 
Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
 
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.