HUGHES, William Armsted

Known as: 
Bladder
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
4 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
Liverpool Scottish Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2929408
P.O.W. number: 
18582
Born: 
Monday, May 15, 1916
Birthplace: 
Liverpool
Died : 
Wednesday, November 24, 1999
Place died: 
Liverpool
Bill Hughes 2 Commando
Private William Hughes, 5 Troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked for the raid on Motor Launch ML177.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/43.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/187/459.
St Nazaire Society website.
Liverpool Scottish Museum Regimental Museum.
 

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