AUSTIN, Selwyn Ronald

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Police Service: 
Coventry City Police / Warwickshire Constabulary
Regiment/Corps: 
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241782
Selwyn Austin 1 Commando
Private Selwyn Austin was wounded 17 March 1943 during operations in North Africa.
Selwyn was a Coventry Police Constable who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intake that commenced July 1942. Post war member of the Commando Association.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/59.
Commando Association Lost Legion List 1.
[Image] Article in the The Tewkesbury Register, and Agricultural Gazette. 10 April 1943.
[Below] Article in the Gloucestershire Echo 5 April 1943.

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