SOE Taggart, William

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Taggart
  • FORENAME
William
  • UNIT
X Section SOE
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
14500273​
  • DATE OF DEATH
13th October 1944
  • AGE
29
  • GRAVESITE
Cassino Memorial,Italy Addenda Panel 24
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Pioneer Corps
true name Treichl,Wolfgang
aka Martin,William
from Vienna,Austria
born 20.6.1915
son of Alfred Treichl,Vienna,Austria
Leutnant,Wehrmacht (Afrika Korps)
deserted with his men to the British
SOE for insertion into Austria
Op.Seafront - landed in error and KIA Wehrmacht barracks,Tolmezzo,Italy
some accounts give location as Tramontina Valley
rest of team :- Huber (evaded),Priestley and Dale (POWs and survived)
SOE File gives date of death as 13th February 1945
 

DATE OF DEATH:

13-Oct-1944
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