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BARNETT, Edgar Albert

Lance Bombardier
933008
No 7 Commando
Royal Artillery
Lance Bombardier Edgar Barnett was reported missing 20 April 1941 during operations in Cyrenaica (Bardia raid), later found to be a prisoner of war.
 
Sources
RA Attestations Register for 1939.

DE WAARD, Willie

Willie De Waard 10 Commando 2 Troop
Sergeant
132
No 10 Commando
-

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.

FARMER, H.

Private
4746551
50ME Commando
York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd Bn.

Private Farmer was reported missing between 25 and 28 February 1941 during operations on the occupied Greek island of Kastellorizo (Operation Abstention), later found to be a prisoner of war. 

FINCH, John

John Finch 7 Commando
Lance Corporal
1877787
No 7 Commando
Royal Engineers
Lance Corporal John Finch was reported missing 20 April 1941, later confirmed prisoner of war, during operations at Cyrenaica (Bardia raid).
Extract from the Aberdeen Evening Express
14 May 1941.

HOLLINGSHEAD, Robert, W.

Corporal
6459214
50ME Commando
Royal Fusiliers 1st Bn.
Corporal Robert Hollingshead was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war from 1 June 1941.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27.

IVES, Arthur Christopher

Private
14241863
No 3 Commando
Royal Berkshire Regiment
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Private Arthur Ives was reported missing 14 July 1943 during operations at Agnone Sicily and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge), later confirmed as a prisoner of war. Post war member of the Commando Association.
 
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PERCIVAL, Jack

Corporal
PO/X.4084
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Jack Percival enlisted Royal Marines on 23 May 1939. Corporal Percival, 45RM Commando, was wounded 10 June 1944 and taken prisoner during operations at Normandy, France. Post war in 1945 he was residing at Newton Heath, Manchester.
 
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ROBINS, George Edward

Private Robins 2 Commando
Private
5952268
No 2 Commando
Suffolk Regiment
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Private George Robins, 5 Troop, from Consett,County Durham, was wounded and taken prisoner of war during operations at Salerno, Italy. He served in 'A' Section, No.2 Sub-Section of the Troop. Former occupation: Steward.
 
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SHINN, William John

Sergeant
PO/X4277
45RM Commando
Royal Marines
Sergeant William Shinn was wounded and captured on 9 June 1944 during operations at Sallenelles, Normandy. Enlisted 15 August 1939 former trade - Butcher. Originally from Ripley, Surrey, later resided Birmingham.
 
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SNELSON, Cyril

Cyril Snelson 7 Commando
Cyril Snelson
Lance Corporal
3655291
No 7 Commando
South Lancashire Regiment

Lance Corporal Cyril Snelson was reported missing 20 April 1941 during operations in Cyrenaica (Bardia raid), later found to be a prisoner of war.


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