READ, Kenneth, E.

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
7 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Somerset Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5673603
P.O.W. number: 
227708
Born: 
Thursday, December 23, 1920
Birthplace: 
Bath
Private Read was reported missing 20 April 1941 (Bardia raid) during operations at Cyrenaica, later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/24, WO417/26 and WO417/94.
Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO3921/1 and WO392/21.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/301/146 (Stalag 4B).
 

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