PPA Sonley, George Edward

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Sonley

  • FORENAME
George Edward

  • UNIT
PPA B Patrol

  • RANK
Lance Corporal

  • NUMBER
319179

  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches

  • PLACE
Italy 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 16/5 Lancers,R.A.C. (served 2 SAS)
born 24.12.1919 Sculcoates,Hull,Yorkshire
resided 65 Harboro Avenue,Manor Estate,Sheffield,Yorkshire
barman in civilian life
enlisted 6.1.1936 Hull,Yorkshire
joined PPA 25.3.1944 (Trooper)
RTUd August 1945 Viking Arms Affair (Popski)
married Hilda Bateman (died 1974 Hull)
died July 1974 Hull
IMAGES:
 
Popski's Private Army
With Popski's Private Army
Fighting with Popski's Private Army
From the Workhouse to Vienna: A British 20th Century Personal Story of Social and Military History
POPSKI A Life of Vladimir Peniakoff

Lloyd Burnett

New Member
George Sonley

This is my grandad on my dads side I never met him, he died before I was born
I have been trying to find as much information about him as I could and this website
Has helped alot
 
Hello Lloyd,
I am Keith Sonley's eldest daughter,Gail form Canada. Which one of the uncles is your father? THere are 2 books I am aware of that grandfather Sonley is in and I have some photocopied pictures that nanny sonley sent us years ago.Hope this finds you happy and healthy. God bless
 
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