HOOPER, Samuel, L.

Known as: 
Sam
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Cardiff City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Welch Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241616
P.O.W. number: 
6243
Died : 
Friday, December 16, 2016
Sam Hooper 3 Commando
Private Samuel Hooper, 5 troop, was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations in Sicily, later found to be a prisoner of war.
A serving Police Officer he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes and post war resumed his service in Cardiff City Police.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.
Prisoners of War Lists / National Archives file WO392/11.
Commando Association newsletter 93.
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[Image] His daughter Carol.


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