DE WAARD, Willie

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
10 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
-
Service: 
Army
Number: 
132
P.O.W. number: 
117193
Born: 
Sunday, May 6, 1917
Birthplace: 
Vlaardingen Holland
Willie De Waard 10 Commando 2 Troop

Sergeant Willie De-Waard, No.10 (IA) Commando 2 Troop 'Dutch' was wounded and taken prisoner of war on 24 September 1944 during operations at Oosterbeek, Holland. He was one of the twelve Dutch commandos who were attached to the 1st Airborne for Operation Market Garden at Arnhem.

Sources
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/95/344.
Jack Baaker, Dutch Commando Museum.
[Image] Martien van Barneveld,  son of Sgt M van Barneveld 2 troop.


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