Unit / Base:
Royal Ulster Rifles
Monday, May 22, 1916
Monday, February 26, 1951
Died on active service
Rifleman Peter McCurrie, formerly of No.6 Commando in WW2, died during operations in Korea serving with the Royal Ulster Rifles. He was a prisoner of war at the time of his death. Remembered on the UN Memorial Wall at Pusan, and his name is also inscribed on the War Memorial at Frizington, Cumbria.
- 26 February 1943 Private McCurrie, Border Regiment attached No.6 Commando, wounded during operations in North Africa (Battle of Steamroller Farm)*.
Commando Association newsletter 18 issued March 1954.
* Casualty Lists 1939-1945 / National Archives file WO417/58.
The Whitehaven News’ & Cumbria Archives Service.
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