SOE Harratt, Percy John

John Robertson

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Percy John

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DF and F Sections SOE

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Distinguished Service Order,Military Cross and bar

France 1943-44

parent unit 4 Queen's Own Hussars,R.A.C.
born 14.4.1904 Battersea,Surrey
son of John James and Florence Mary (nee Homer) Harratt
regular army 1920s
farmer,southwest France
served in Spanish Civil War
SOE Security Dieppe raid
WIA 19.8.1942 Dieppe
DF Section SOE (VAR escape line)
codename Peter
F Section SOE
codename Peter
Pedlar Circuit (assistant)
died 11.3.1956 Liverpool
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Might be able to help although there is someone writing a book about him. I do know a bit about him since he served in SOE and was in Holland after my uncle's death who was also an SOE agent. You can email me at suzanne siebert at mac dot com