HOOPER, Walter Francis

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Sussex Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2023893
P.O.W. number: 
18689
Born: 
Friday, September 21, 1906
Birthplace: 
London
Corporal W Hooper 2 Commando

Corporal Walter Hooper, 1 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He was one of the commando contingent who had embarked on Motor Launch ML457.

Sources
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/182/486.
St. Nazaire Society website.
Commando Association Lost Legion List 6.
[Image] No.2 Cdo. 1 Tp image in gallery.
 

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