CROSSAN, William George

Rank: 
Trooper
Unit/Base: 
50ME Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Dragoons, Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
410677
P.O.W. number: 
7595
Born: 
Tuesday, May 28, 1918
Birthplace: 
Montreal, Canada
Trooper William Crossan was reported missing between 25 and 28 February 1941 during operations on the occupied Greek island of Kastellorizo, later reported prisoner of war.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists WO417/23 and WO417/94.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1, WO392/11, WO392/21.
50 Me Cdo Casualty List 25th-28th Feb. 1941 in Crete - Ref. GRO2E/1188/69C / National Archives WO361/124.
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/83/305.
The Middle East Commandos, author Charles Messenger.
 

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