FLETCHER, John Harold

Known as: 
Harry
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Yorkshire
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241626
Born: 
Thursday, March 30, 1916
Trooper John Fletcher was wounded 5 October 1943 during operations at Termoli, Italy. He had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Officer residing at 77 Cusworth Lane, Doncaster.
Post war for many years Secretary of the Yorkshire Branch of the Commando Association who recorded his final rank as Lance Corporal.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 101 (1995).
The 1939 Register covering Doncaster.
 

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