DOLBY, William Arthur Watkins

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
South Yorkshire Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241623
P.O.W. number: 
6094
Born: 
Friday, May 5, 1916
Private William Dolby was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the Bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge), later found to be a prisoner of war.
A serving Police Officer from Wombwell near Barnsley he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes.
Post war member of the Commando Association (Knaresborough, Yorkshire).
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/67, 
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
The 1939 Register covering Wombwell.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 114.
 

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