HENDRY, William

Rank: 
Trooper
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Perth City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241858
P.O.W. number: 
6023
Born: 
Saturday, November 13, 1915
Birthplace: 
Scotland
William Hendry 3 Commando
Trooper William Hendry 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 [1][2]
30 March 1940 joined Perth City Police [3].
23 July 1942 volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes [3].
Post war member of the Commando Association from Perth, Scotland [4].
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.
[2] Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/11.
[3] Report with photo in the Perthshire Advertiser 28 August 1943.
[4] Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 84 issued March 1987.
 

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