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ABERDIEN, Archibald

Marine
EX/ 4096
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Archibald Aberdien, a warehouse clerk from Edinburgh, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 28 February 1940. Marine Aberdien, 45RM Commando, was slightly wounded and taken prisoner of war 8 June 1944 at Normandy.
 
Sources

BAILEY, Arthur Alfred

Marine
CH/X 104476
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Arthur Alfred Bailey enlisted 27 May 1941, civil occupation council employee. On 11 June 1944 Marine Bailey, 46RM Commando 'B' troop, was captured at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy. On repatriation to the UK in 1945 he resided in Kenley, Surrey.
Prison Camps

BARROW, Henry

Marine
PLY/X103998
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 and WO392/7 (Marlag and Milad Nord).
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/20/418 (Stalag 12A)
 

BEADLE, Jeffrey Charles

Major
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Temporary Lieutenant Jeffrey Charles Beadle was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry, leadership and outstanding determination whilst serving in Commando operations in the Adriatic, June, 1944, specifically the attack on Brac Island [more....]

BIBBEY, Newman James

Marine
CH/X 104688
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Newman Bibbey, B troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. Post war member of the Commando Association from Bexley, Kent.
 
Sources

BISHOP, Ronald Caldwell

Private
5627758
No 1 Commando
Devonshire Regiment
Ronald Caldwell Bishop from Forest Hill, London, enlisted in June 1940. After volunteering for special service he was attached to No.1 Commando. Private Bishop was wounded 28 March 1942 and reported missing after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later confirmed a prisoner of war.

BOWMAN, James

Marine
PO/X107052
40RM Commando
Royal Marines

James Bowman, a Bricklayer from Cullybackey, County Antrim, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 9 June 1941. He volunteered for the first RM Commando unit raised in February 1942. Marine Bowman was wounded 19 August 1942 and a prisoner of war after Operation Jubilee at Dieppe, France. 

BRIGHT, Gerald Kitchener

Lance Sergeant
4974182
No 5 Commando
Royal Armoured Corps
Lance Sergeant Gerald Bright was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked on board HMS Campbeltown. 14 April 1945 escaped from line of march away from camp near Kreutzer.

BURT, Joseph Smith Swan

Corporal
EX/784
4 Special Service (Commando) Brigade
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Joseph Burt from Tillicoultry, Scotland, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 18 October 1939 previously employed as a Grocer and Paper Mill worker. Corporal Joseph Burt, attached to 47RM Commando from 4 Special Service Brigade HQ Signals, was taken prisoner of war on 7 June 1944 near Port-en-Bes

CALLAWAY, Thomas, Frederick

Thomas Callaway12 Commando
Corporal
5499065
No 12 Commando
Hampshire Regiment
Corporal Thomas Callaway was one of the commando contingent who embarked on HMS Campbeltown for Operation Chariot, the raid at St. Nazaire 28 March 1942.
He was reported missing but later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources

CARTER, Stanley William

Marine
EX/1131
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Stanley Carter, a Shop Assistant from Warrington, enlisted Royal Marines 28 November 1939. He volunteered for the Royal Marine Commando embarking with them on 19 August 1942 for the Combined Operations raid at Dieppe. Captured and prisoner of war until March 1945.
 

CHANDLER, Jack Henry

Marine
CH/X 105641
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Jack Chandler, B troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. 
 
Sources
CVA Gallery image of 'B' Troop.
National Archives files ADM201/111 and WO392/7.

CHARLWOOD, Harry

Marine Harry Charlwood 46 Commando
Marine
CH/X 105642.
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Harry Charlwood was a Labourer from Redhill, Surrey, who enlisted into the Royal Marines on 28 August 1941. Marine Charlwood, 'B' troop, 45RM Commando, was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry during the attack on Rots, Normandy, 11 June 1944. Wounded, captured and a prisoner of war until l

COFORD, Alan, E.

Marine
CH/X 105643
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Alan Coford, B troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy.
 
Sources
[1] CVA Gallery image of 'B' Troop.
[2] National Archives file ADM201/111.
[3] The Story of 46RM Commando by Capt. P.K.W. Johnson RM.

COOPER, Bernard

Marine
CH/X104627
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Bernard Cooper, a Stoneware Pipe Worker from Derbyshire, enlisted into the Royal Marines 19 June 1941. Marine Cooper, 45RM Commando, was captured on 8 June 1944 at Sallanelles, Normandy.
 
Sources

DEWICK, Holford Simpson

Dewick 40RM Commando
Marine
PO/X4736
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Holford Dewick, aged 20 and from Clubmoor in Liverpool, was captured during operations at Dieppe, France.

Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 (M&MN) and WO392/7 (Stalag 8C). 

DOLLERY, Edmund Charles

Temporary Regimental Sergeant Major
PO/ 216782
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Enlisted 11 November 1918. Prisoner of War 7 June 1944. Liberated 1945. Resided Southsea.
Prison Camps
16.07.1944 to 21.12.1944 Stalag X11A.
23.12.1944 to 10.04.1945 Marlag and Milad Nord.
23.04.1945 to repatriation Lubeck.

EDWARDS, Denis Gold

Private
5253147
No 5 Commando
Worcestershire Regiment
Denis Edwards from Coventry enlisted 15 July 1939. Previously employed as a Fitter in a motor car factory. Private Edwards was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Charot at St Nazaire, later found to have been wounded and taken prisoner of war.

FLETCHER, D.

Marine
PO/X112551
Special Service Brigade
Royal Marines

Served in 40RM Commando and/or 41RM Commando.

Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 (41RM Cdo). 

Commando Association list of RM (40RM Cdo).

FOX, Joseph

Corporal
3653001
No 7 Commando
South Lancashire Regiment
Corporal Joseph Fox was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations at Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war from 1 June 1941.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/33.

GODDEN, Anthony John

Marine Anthony Godden
Marine
CH/X 105652
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Anthony John Godden from Woolwich, London, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 28 August 1941. Marine Godden, B troop, 46RM Commando, was captured during operations at Rots and le Hamel, France, on 11 June 1944, and transported to Germany. 
 
Sources

GODFREY, Peter Ernest

Leading Telegraphist
D/JX269940
RN Beach Commando (R.N.B.C.)
Peter Ernest Godfrey, a Civil Service Student from Cardiff, enlisted into the Royal Navy 6 June 1941. Leading Telegraphist Godfrey, RNBC, was captured on 17 November 1943 during operation at Leros in the Aegean.

Sources

GOODE, Frank Cecil

Frank Goode 2 Commando
Rifleman
7016236
No 2 Commando
Royal Ulster Rifles
Frank Cecil Goode from Old Coulsdon, Surrey, enlisted 17 January 1940, formerly employed as a Circulation Represntative (Newspapers). Rifleman Goode, 3 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 during Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war.

HART, W. J.

Temporary Lieutenant
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Lieutenant Hart was captured and a prisoner of war 11 June 1944 during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, Normandy.

HAWKINS, Kenneth Scott

Corporal (Acting Temporary Company Sergeant Major)
CH/X 1120
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Acting Company Sergeant Major Kenneth Hawkins was awarded the Military Medal for leadership, gallantry and devotion to duty during operations at the crossing of the Garigliano River, Italy, on 22 January 1944 [1][2].  He later became prisoner of war and was transported to Germany

HEWETT, Herbert Edward

Ted Hewtt 2 Commando
Herbert Edward 'Ted' Hewett
Troop Sergeant Major
6013031
No 2 Commando
Essex Regiment
Mentioned in Despatches
Troop Sergeant Major Herbert Edward 'Ted' Hewett, 2 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war [1][2][3].

HOOPER, Walter Francis

Corporal W Hooper 2 Commando
Corporal
2023893
No 2 Commando
Royal Sussex Regiment

Walter Francis Hooper enlisted into the Armed Forces on 18 January 1932. During WW2 he volunteered for commando service and was attached to No.2 Commando. Corporal Hooper, 1 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St.

HOPWOOD, Howell Gaston Lloyd

Lieutenant Howell Hopwood 2 Commando
Lieutenant Hopwood 2 Commando
Lieutenant (later Honorary Captain)
79651
No 2 Commando
Essex Regiment
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Howell Hopwood, 5 Troop, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the raid on St. Nazaire on the night of 27/28th March, 1942.  Embarked on board HMS Campbeltown; prisoner of war after the raid.

HUMPHREYS, Arthur William

Arthur Humphreys 45RM Commando
Colour Sergeant
PO/X1305
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Colour Sergeant Arthur Humphreys was wounded and taken prisoner on 8 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France. Served 13 years in the Royal Marines, and later was an Inspector in the Federation of Malaya Police.

JEFFS, Ronald

Ronald Jeffs 43RM Commando
Marine
PO/X103980
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Ronald Jeffs aged 23 was captured 3 June 1944 during operations on the island of Brac (Operation Flounced). A former pupil of Stockingford County School Marine Jeffs was formerly employed by Messrs. Halls in Hinckley.
 
Sources

JOHNSON, George Leonard

Corporal
PO/X108002
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
George Leonard Johnson from Leicester enlisted into the Royal Marines on 26 August 1941, civil occupation Railway Shunter and Porter. Corporal Johnson, 41RM Commando, was wounded and taken prisoner of war 6 June 1944 during operations near Caen, France.
 

JONES, Colin

LSgt. Colin Jones MM 2 Commando
Sergeant
2931662
No 2 Commando
No 4 Independent Company
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Military Medal (MM)
Colin Jones from Fazakerley, Liverpool, enlisted 3 May 1939, formerly employed as a Clerk. Sergeant Jones, 5 troop, was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service during Operation Chariot at St Nazaire.
Recommendation

KENNEDY, P.L.

Marine
CH/X 111657
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Marine Kennedy, B troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. 
 
Sources
[1] CVA Gallery image of 'B' Troop.
[2] National Archives files ADM201/111.

LEDGARD, Louis

Marine
PO/X106954
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
Louis Ledgard, a Woollen Cloth Finisher from Dewsbury, Yorkshire, enlisted Royal Marines 8 July 1941. On 23 May 1944 Marine Ledgard, now serving in 43RM Commando, was captured during operations at Miljet (Operation Foxhound).
 
Sources

LOVELL, Denis

Marine
CH/X 105266
Special Service Brigade
Royal Marines
Sources
RM Prisoners of War /  National Archives file ADM201/111.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/228/214 (file closed until 1 January 1923).
 

MABILLARD, Peter Ernest

Marine
PO/X101279
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
Peter Ernest Mabillard, a Chef from Chiswick, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 28 August 1940 and sometime after the latter part of 1942 he joined 41RM Commando. Marine Mabillard was captured 6 June 1944 during operations in Normandy, France, and a prisoner of war. 
 

MATTISON, William

Fusilier
6459012
No 2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers
William Mattison from Torquay enlisted into the Territorial Army on 2 September 1939 having been previously employed in the Fur Trade. Volunteered for Special Service and attached to No.2 Commando.

MAY, Herbert

Marine H. May
Marine
CH/X 100691
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Marine Herbert May, 'B' Troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. 

MOORE, William Charles Henry

Marine
PLY/X104938
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
William Charles Henry Moore, an Artist from Pembrokeshire, enlsited into the Royal Marines on 4 September 1941. On 4 June 1944 Marine Moore, now serving in 43RM Commando, was captured during operations on Brac island in the former Yugoslavia (operation Flounced).
 

MULLEN, Alfred

Alfred Mullen 40RM Commando
Corporal
PO/X105891
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Alfred Mullen, a Builders Labourer, enlisted into the Royal Marines 19 May 1940. Volunteered for and posted to 40RM Commando when or shortly after it it was formed in February 1942. He was present on the Isle of Wight July 1942 for a lecture by Lt Col.

MURRAY, John

Marine J. Murray
Marine
CH/X 117877
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine John Murray, B troop, was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. 
 
Sources
[1] CVA Gallery image of 'B' Troop.
[2] National Archives file ADM201/111.

NEWELL, Aubrey John

Corporal
PO/X112222
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 and WO392/7. 
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/270/265 (Closed until Jan 2024).
 

NORTHOVER, Frederick Thomas

Corporal Northover 46 Commando
Corporal
PO/X104034
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Frederick Thomas Northover enlisted into the Royal Marines on 7 July 1942, having previously been employed in a Butchers. Corporal Northover serving with 46RM Commando, 'B' Troop, was captured during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, Normandy on 11 June 1944.

O'CONNOR, George Oliver

Marine O'Connor 46 Commando
Marine
PO/X3961
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
George Oliver O'Connor from Stoke on Trent enlisted into the Ryal Marines 24 April 1939, civil occupation Farm Worker. Marine O'Connor joined 46RM Commando after their formation in August 1943 and served in 'B' Troop.

O'ROURKE, J.T.

Marine O'Rourke 46 commando
Marine
PLY/X108792
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Served in 'B' Troop.

Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 and WO392/7. 
[Image] 'B' Troop photo in 46RM Cdo Gallery.

PICKERING, James

Marine Pickering 46 Commando
Marine
PO/X113790
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Served in 'B' Troop.

Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 and WO392/7. 
German Record Cards of British Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO416/290/22.

[Image] 'B' Troop photo in 46RM Cdo Gallery.

POYZER, Ernest

Marine
PO/X103553
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Prisoner of War
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/294/420.
 

PURDON, Corran William Brooke

Corran Purdon 12 Commando
Lieutenant (later Major General)
112917
No 12 Commando
Royal Ulster Rifles
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Colonial Police Medal
Lieutenant Corran Purdon volunteered for the Commandos whilst serving as a young officer with the Royal Ulster Rifles, and was attached to No.12 Commando. He took part in raids on Norway and St Nazaire.

RACHELL, Alfred William John

Marine
PLY/X2920
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Alfred Rachell from East London enlisted into the Royal Marines on 26 November 1937. He volunteered for the first RM Commando unit raised in 1942. Marine Rachell was wounded 19 August 1942, hospitalised, and a prisoner of war after Operation Jubilee at Dieppe, France. 
 

REEVES, Walter

Bombardier
883888
No 12 Commando
Royal Artillery
Walter Reeves, an Aircraft Engineer from Maidenhead, Berkshire, was attested into the Royal Artillery in 1938 and later attached to No.12 Commando after volunteering for the Commandos. Embarked HMS Campbeltown for Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire 28 March 1942.

RILEY, John Joseph

Marine
PLY/X105132
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Prisoner of War.
 
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/307/212.
 

RODD, Stanley William

Stanley Rodd 2 Commando
Lance Sergeant
6465544
No 2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers
Stanley Rodd from London N1, enlisted 19 October 1939, formerly employed as a Salesman. Lance Sergeant Rodd, 6 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later confirmed as wounded and a prisoner of war. Embarked for the raid on ML 192.
 

SADLER, George Norman

Corporal
PLY/X100026
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
George Norman Sadler, a Baker and Confectioner from London, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 14 May 1940. He volunteered for the first RM Commando unit to be formed in 1942. Corporal Sadler was captured 19 August 1942 during Operation Jubilee at Dieppe, France.
 

SALISBURY, George

Private G. Salisbury 2 Commando
Private
5952271
No 2 Commando
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment

Private George Salisbury, 1 Troop, was one of the commando contingent embarked on Motor Launch ML 177 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire 28 March 1942. Reported missing after the raid, later found to be a prisoner of war.

SALISBURY, Glyn

Corporal
4191846
No 1 Commando
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Glyn Salisbury from Wrexham enlisted into the Territorial Army in February 1936, civil trade Coal Miner. He volunteered for the Commandos during the war. Corporal Salisbury, No.1 Commando, was wounded and taken prisoner of war after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, France, on 28 March 1942.

SAUNDERS, Lionel

Marine
CH/X 102358
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Lionel Saunders from Kent was married and working as a Shop Assistant / Salesman when he enlisted into the Royal Marines on 18 February 1941. Marine Saunders, 46RM Commando, was captured on 11 June 1944 at Rots and Le Hamel, Normandy. 
 
Sources

SHARPE, Frederick William

Marine
PLY/X103352
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
Frederick William Sharpe from Nottingham enlisted into the Royal Marines on 12 April 1941, civil occupation Veterinary Chemist employee. He was captured on 7 June 1941 during operations at Port-en-Bessin, Normandy.
 
Sources

SHINN, William John

Sergeant
PO/X4277
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Sergeant William Shinn was wounded and captured on 9 June 1944 during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy. Enlisted 15 August 1939 former trade - Butcher. Originally from Ripley, Surrey, later resided Birmingham.
 
Sources

SHIPTON, Herbert John

Bert Shipton 9 Commando
Lance Corporal
2041795
No 9 Commando
Royal Engineers

Lance Corporal Bert Shipton from Peckham, London, embarked on Motor Launch ML 457 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire 28 March 1942. Reported missing after the raid later found to be a prisoner of war. Enlisted April 1937. Civilian employment - Salesman.

SLATER, I.J.

Marine
CH/X 113448
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
*Service number also seen as CH/X 113648.

Sources
*RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/7.
 

SMALL, John

Lance Corporal Small 46 Commando
Lance Corporal
PLY/X104915
46RM Commando
Royal Marines

Lance Corporal John Small, 'B' Troop, was captured and a prisoner of war 11 June 1944 during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, France.

STEPHENS, James Harry

Jim Stephens 40RM Commando
Marine
CH/X104064
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
James Harry Stephens, a Labourer from London enlisted into the RoyaL Marines 1 May 1941. Volunteered in 1942 for the first Royal Marine Commando unit formed. Marine Stephens was captured and a prisoner of war 19 August 1942 after Operation Jubilee at Dieppe, France.
 

STOKES, Samuel William

Samuel Stokes 46 Commando
Corporal
PLY/X106179
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Samuel William Stokes enlisted into the Royal Marines on 22 January 1942, civil occupation Progress Clerk. Corporal Samuel Stokes, 'X' Troop, 47RM Commando, was wounded and a became a prisoner of war on 28 August 1944 during operations at Beuzeville, France.

SUMNER, Frank

Frank Sumner 2 Commando
Frank Sumner post war
Lance Corporal
2930811
No 2 Commando
No 4 Independent Company
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
20.04.1939 enlisted 2nd Bn., Liverpool Scottish T.A., civil occupation Stock Clerk.
---.04.1940 volunteered for special service joining No.4 Independent Company. 
---.02.1941 joined No.2 Commando 5 Troop on formation.

SYMONDS, Idwal Eric

Idwal Symonds 46 Commando
Marine
CH/X 108778
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Idwal Symonds was taken prisoner of war during operations at Rots and le Hamel, Normandy, on 11 June 1944. 
 
Sources
Prisoners of War Records / National Archives files ADM201/111.
The Story of 46RM Commando by Capt. P.K.W. Johnson RM.

TAITE, John Anthony

Marine (Acting Corporal)
PLY/X102032
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
John Anthony Taite, a Shipping Clerk from Wrexham, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 18 February 1941. He volunteered in 1942 for the first Royal Marine Commando unit formed. Corporal Taite was captured 19 August 1942 during Operation Jubilee at Dieppe, France.
 

TASKER, John Norman

Corporal
EX/3490
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Corporal John Tasker was captured 8 June 1944 during operations at Normandy, France.
 
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 (shows unit as 45RM) and WO392/7.

THEW, Edwin

Marine
PLY/X3563
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
Marine Edwin Thew was captured on 3 June 1944 during operations on the Dalmatian Island of Brac (Operation Flounced).
 
Sources
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111.

THOMPSON, W.S.

Marine
PO/X107756
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Sources
Royal Marine POWs in Germany 1939-1945 / National Archives file ADM201/111.
List of RM Commandos provided by RY (former CA Sec and CBF).
 

TYMAN, Frederick Philip

Marine
CH/X113132
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)

Marine Frederick Tyman was awarded the Military Medal for courage, determination and resource in silencing a German mortar position single handed in an operation in Italy. He was later taken prisoner of war.

WALSH, Joseph

Marine
EX/3846
43RM Commando
Royal Marines
Joseph Walsh from Sheffield enlisted Royal Marines 28 February 1940. Marine Walsh, 43RM Commando, was captured on 23 May 1944 during operations on the Dalmatian Island of Miljet (Operation Foxhound).
 
Sources

WARNER, Morton Wallace

Marine
CH/X104498
46RM Commando
Royal Marines
Morton Wallace Warner, a Dairy Hand from Canning Town, London, enlisted into the Royal Marines 29 May 1941. On 11 June 1944 Marine Warner, 46RM Commando, was captured during operations at Rots, France.
 
Sources

WESTLAKE, Peter David

Peter Westlake 2 Commando
Rifleman
7016551
No 2 Commando
Royal Ulster Rifles
Peter David Westlake enlisted into the Royal Ulster Rifles on 3 May 1940, civil occupation - Clerk. He later volunteered for the Commandos and was attached to No.2 Commando 6 Troop.

WHITE, Charles, E.

Corporal White RM
Corporal
CH/X 1736
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Corporal Charles White was captured on 3 June 1944 during operations at the island of Brac (Operation Flounced).

Sources:
RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111.

WHITEHOUSE, John Henry

Corporal
PO/X108013
41RM Commando
Royal Marines
John Henry Whitehouse, an Aircraft Fitter and Assembler, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 26 August 1941. Corporal Whitehouse, 41RM Commando, was captured on 6 June 1944 at Lion sur Mer, Normandy.
 
Sources

WOOD, George Evelyn

Marine
CH/X 103876
47RM Commando
Royal Marines
George Evelyn Wood enlisted 3 April 1941, civil occupation Tractor Driver. Served in the Commandos from August 1943. Prisoner of war 7 June 1944 during operations at Port en Bessin, France. Member of the Commando Association residing Coggeshall, Essex.

WORSLEY, Stanley

Stan Worsley 45RM Commando
Marine Stan Worsley 45RM Commando
Marine
PO/X121876
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Stan Worsley a warehouseman from Salford was attested into the Royal Marines 19 October 1943 and later joined 45RM Commando 'E' Troop.
07.06.1944 prisoner of war during operations at Normandy, France.
16.04.1945 escaped from captivity to allied lines.

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