Unit / Base:
Prior Police Service:
Friday, July 5, 1918
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lance Corporal John Binnie volunteered for the Commandos from the Metropolitan Police.
5 October 1943 wounded during operations at Termoli, Italy.
June 1944 wounded during operations at Normandy, France.
John Binnie, warrant number 127353 joined the Metropolitan Police on 21 Nov 1938.
1939 - Police Constable residing Blackheath Police Section House, Catherine Grove, Greenwich. Volunteered for the Commandos as part of the 1st Police Intake of 1942.
1 August 1945 left the Police, last posted to M Division, rank Police Constable.
Member of the Commando Association from Tunbridge, Kent.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/69.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/78.
The 1939 Register covering Greenwich.
Register of leavers from the Metropolitan Police / National Archives file MEPO 4/351/10.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 103 (Sept. 1996) (rank shown as Corporal).
Records of Deaths registered in Tunbridge Wells, district 561B, Register B11, entry 41, date registered August 1996.
Archive pages :