CHUNG, Ronald Robert Fong

Known as: 
Ron
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
12 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
1889265
P.O.W. number: 
18663
Died : 
Thursday, August 27, 1998
Ron Chung 12 Commando
Corporal Ron Chung was reported wounded and a prisoner of war on 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire. He had embarked on HMS Campbeltown for the raid.
Post war Ron was a regular attendee at Commando Association events. His son Martin also completed Commando training and received his own green beret on 30 May 1980.
 
Sources
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/65/498 (Marlag and Milad Nord).
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/52.
St Nazaire Society website.
Commando Association newsletter 71 issued Sept. 1980.
Probate Death Index 1960-2019.
 

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