BARROSO, Montiano

Served as : 
Surname seen elsewhere as Banoso and Banosa
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
50ME Commando
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Royal Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6100505
P.O.W. number: 
12340

Lance Sergeant Montiano Barroso, a Spanish volunteer attached to 'D' Bn. Layforce, was reported missing in Crete on 2 June 1941; found to have been captured and later transported to Stalag 383.
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives files WO417/28 and WO417/35..
[2] Prisoners of War Lists, Second World War, 1943-1945. / National Archives files WO392/10 and WO392/20.

Notes
Sources [1] and [2] differ on the spelling of his surname with only an initial of M. However in 2018 his son, Pierre Barroso posted a message on another website forum with the correct spelling.
 

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