MURDOCH, Sydney Wallace John

Known as: 
Syd
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
4 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2929161
P.O.W. number: 
18727
Born: 
Monday, March 17, 1919
Birthplace: 
Liverpool
Died : 
Friday, August 5, 1983
Sid Murdoch 2 Commando
Private Sydney Murdoch, 5 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. Embarked for the raid on MGB 314.
  • Private Murdoch from Liverpool was a former employee of Liverpool Corporation Transport Department.* 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/266/167.
St. Nazaire Society website.
*Report in the Liverpool Echo, Tuesday May 12th 1942.
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