CHEETHAM, John Frederick

Known as: 
Jack
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
4 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2930999
P.O.W. number: 
18743
Born: 
Monday, July 2, 1917
Birthplace: 
Melling, Merseyside
Jack Cheetham 2 Commando
Corporal Jack Cheetham, 5 Troop, was reported wounded and a prisoner of war on 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire. He had embarked on HMS Campbeltown.
 
Sources
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/48.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/64/60.
St Nazaire Society.
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