HACK, Ronald Roger Louis

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Kingswood Police Station Gloucestershire
Regiment/Corps: 
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14317745
P.O.W. number: 
6118
Born: 
Wednesday, June 30, 1915
Birthplace: 
Somerset
Died : 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Place died: 
Cromer, Norfolk
Private Ronald Hack, 6 Troop, was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations in Sicily at Agnone and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge), later found to have been captured and a prisoner of war [1][1a][1b][4].
He volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable at the Police Station, High Street, Kingswood, Gloucestershire [2].
Post war member of the Commando Association residing 1998 in Cromer, Norfolk [3].
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/66 (1943) and WO417/94 (1945).
[1a] Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1.
[1b] German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/155/282.
[2] The 1939 Register covering Kingswood, Gloucs.
[3] Commando Association newsletter 107 (1998).
Registers of Deaths in Cromer Norfolk, 2008.
 

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