CUDBY, John

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6468006
P.O.W. number: 
18570
Born: 
Saturday, June 9, 1917
Birthplace: 
Cockermouth, Cumbria
John Cudby 2 Commando

Fusilier John Cudby, 6 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked on ML177 for the raid.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1 (Stalag 8B).
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/84/274 (Stalag 133).
St Nazaire Society website.
[Image] Cropped from 6 Troop photo in gallery.

Notes
Image in gallery shows Lance Corporal stripes on his arms indicating a possible temporary rank at that time.
 

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