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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A British Achilles: The Story of George, 2nd Earl Jellicoe KBE DSO MC FRS 20th Century Soldier, Politician, Statesman
Operation Bulbasket
The Imperial War Museums' Book of War Behind Enemy Lines
The SAS in World War II: An Illustrated History
He Who Dared and Died: The Life and Death of a SAS Original, Sergeant Chris O'Dowd, MM
Gentleman Jim: The Wartime Story of a Founder of the SAS
The Secret Hunters
SAS Operation Galia
SAS: The History of the Special Raiding Squadron "Paddy's Men"
The Originals: The Secret History of the Birth of the SAS: In Their Own Words
Stirling Work: The True Story of the Original SAS
Parachute Padre

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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