PARAS 2 Altass, Derek

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Altass
  • FORENAME
Derek
  • UNIT
3 Para
  • RANK
Warrant Officer Second Class
  • NUMBER
22773888
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Radfan,Aden 1964
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 28.9.1923 Bradford,Yorkshire
son of Annie Altass
enlisted January 1941
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
6 Commando
POW February 1943
escaped March 1945
re-enlisted 1951
3 Para (Cpl - WO2)
retired March 1968
emigrated to Australia (Barton,N.S.W.)
married Marie Johnson 26.12.1959 Pontefract,Yorkshire (1936-2003)
Derek H. Altass in one source
died 2.7.1979 Australia
 
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