SAS Duffy, William Patrick

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Duffy
  • FORENAME
William Patrick
  • UNIT
1 SAS (D Squadron)
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
2568672
  • AWARD
Military Medal and bar,Purple Heart (US)
  • PLACE
Normandy and NW Europe 1944-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Army Air Corps
former Coldstream Guards
1 SBS,attached L Detachment SAS 1942 (Cpl)
M.M. Sicily 1942
POW August 1942 - escaped
WIA 8.8.1944 Normandy (evaded capture)
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Winged Dagger: Adventures on Special Service
The Originals: The Secret History of the Birth of the SAS: In Their Own Words
SAS Ghost Patrol: The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers
Parachute Padre
Paddy Mayne
Daggers Drawn: Real Heroes of the SAS and SBS
Anders Lassen, V.C., M.C., of the S.A.S.
The Special Air Service
Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met
Those Who Dared: Gallantry Awards to the British SAS and Attached SBS Units 1941-1946
Special Forces Commander: The Life and Wars of Peter Wand-Tetley MC Commando, SAS, SOE and Paratrooper
Fire from the Forest: The SAS Brigade in France, 1944

Paddy clarke

New Member
  • SURNAME
Duffy
  • FORENAME
William Patrick
  • UNIT
1 SAS (D Squadron)
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
2568672
  • AWARD
Military Medal and bar,Purple Heart (US)
  • PLACE
Normandy and NW Europe 1944-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Army Air Corps
former Coldstream Guards
1 SBS,attached L Detachment SAS 1942 (Cpl)
M.M. Sicily 1942
POW August 1942 - escaped
WIA 8.8.1944 Normandy (evaded capture)
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Paddy clarke

New Member
(Bill William Duffy was a well known character on Leeds before ww2 he was born on what was called the Bank a district wher all Theo migrants came to in th1890 from Irelandpeole were very poor and there was plenty of tough guys and William was one of the toughest line I was friends with him for many years and was at his bedside when he died inHospital a great soldier and Friend
 
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