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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Anders Lassen, V.C., M.C., of the S.A.S.
In Action with the SAS: A Soldiers Odyssey from Dunkirk to Berlin
The Imperial War Museums' Book of War Behind Enemy Lines
A British Achilles: The Story of George, 2nd Earl Jellicoe KBE DSO MC FRS 20th Century Soldier, Politician, Statesman
The Phantom Major: The Story of David Stirling and the SAS Regiment
Gentleman Jim: The Wartime Story of a Founder of the SAS
The Special Air Service
The Scourge of Soho: The Controversial Career of SAS Hero Detective Sergeant Harry Challenor MM
Special Ops Heroes
Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met
Operation Tombola
The Secret Hunters

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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