CAPP, William Thomas

Known as: 
Bill
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241731
Born: 
Thursday, March 14, 1918
Died : 
Friday, June 18, 2010
Age: 
92
Bill Capp 2 Commando
Corporal William Capp served in 5 Troop and was Piat Mortar operator.
A serving Metropolitan Police Officer he had volunteered as one of the Police Intakes to the Commandos. In 1939 he was residing at the Police Section House, 277 Upper Street Islington. 
Post war he resumed his service in the Metropolitan Police retiring on completion of 30 years service. Bill then took up a civilian post at Hornsey Police Station. After his wife died he moved from the Isle of Sheppey to Clacton on Sea.
 
Sources
Eric Buckmaster 5 troop No.2 Commando.
Commando Association newsletters 50 and 85.
The 1939 Register covering Islington.
CVA No.2 Commando Gallery images
 

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