DRIVER, John

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Preston Borough Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Lancashire Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241662
P.O.W. number: 
225437
Born: 
Tuesday, March 19, 1918
Fusilier John Driver was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the Bridge at Malati (3 Commando bridge), later found to be a prisoner of war.
A serving Police Officer from Preston he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was Police Constable 128 residing Linnet Street, Preston.
 
Sources
The 1939 Register covering Preston.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.
Prisoners of War Lists / National Archives file WO392/1.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 88 issued March1989.
 

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