FRY, William Charles

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Bristol Police Gloucestershire
Regiment/Corps: 
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241823
P.O.W. number: 
225444
Born: 
Wednesday, April 13, 1921
Birthplace: 
Bristol
Private William Fry was reported missing 14 July 1943, later found to be a prisoner of war,  during operations at Agnone, Sicily, and the Bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge). 
He volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a probationary Police Constable with Bristol Police residing in Somerset Street, Bristol.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives File WO417/66.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/130/258 (Stalag 4C).
The 1939 Register covering Bristol.
 

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