PPA Riches, Frederick Stanley

Operation Bulbasket
By Paul McCue

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Riches
  • FORENAME
Frederick Stanley
  • UNIT
PPA B Patrol
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
5182528
  • AWARD
Military Medal
  • PLACE
Italy 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Kings Dragoon Guards,R.A.C.
born 11.11.1915 Shirehampton,Gloucestershire
resided 101 Fishponds Road,West Woodthorpe,Sheffield,Yorkshire
enlisted 11.11.1933 Bristol
labourer in civilian life
joined PPA May 1943
RTUd April 1945
"One of the very few regular soldiers who found themselves at home in the unit" (Popski)
IMAGES:
 
Fighting with Popski's Private Army
POPSKI A Life of Vladimir Peniakoff
With Popski's Private Army
Popski's Private Army
From the Workhouse to Vienna: A British 20th Century Personal Story of Social and Military History
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