CROSS, Walter

Rank: 
Guardsman
Unit/Base: 
52ME Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Coldstream Guards
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2658849
P.O.W. number: 
9439
Guardsman Walter Cross from Hull was reported wounded and missing on 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war [1][1a][3].
  • Repatriated to the UK in 1944 [2] and medically discharged 25 December 1944 due to wounds resulting in the loss of his right eye and a fractured skull [3][3a].
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27 and WO417/29.
[1a] Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
[2] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/82
[3] Coldstream Guards Records of Discharges 1940 to 1944.
[3a] Coldstream Guards Enlistment Register 1936-1938.
 

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