Battle of Crete POW group to 2982346 Pte D McCandless ASH
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A pre WW2 regular, McCandless served in Palestine with the 1st battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Palestine GSM is confirmed on the roll. It seems he left the Army but re-joined on the outbreak of WW2, having been working in Scott's Yard in Greenock.
The battle of Crete lasted for 11 days from 20th May 1941 and McCandless was taken prisoner during the battle. He is confirmed on the roll as being a pow and copies of the Greenock Telegraph (19.9.41) stating he was captured will be included.