ALVAREZ, Jose

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
50ME Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Royal Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6100504
P.O.W. number: 
12352
Born: 
Saturday, December 16, 1916
Corporal Jose Alvarez, a Spanish volunteer attached to 'D' Bn. Layforce, was reported missing in Crete on 2 June 1941, later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives files WO417/28 and WO417/35..
Prisoners of War Lists, Second World War, 1943-1945. / National Archives file WO392/20.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/6/171 (shows Camp as Stalag 3 D).
 

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