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Re: POW WW2 - cannot find details of grandfather can anyone help?
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 07 August 10 21:54 BST (UK) »
Hi Susie,
             found him!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pte L.L. August 6285948  P.OW. in Italy August 1943 Camp just identified with a letter  C.


Germany 1945   Pte. P.L.L. August   6285948   Stalag 4A Hohenstein P.O.W. No. 274070

Any Liberation Report,if made, would be in WO344/11/2

I am also told that Upham VC managed to get out of Crete and was captured in N/Africa.
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Re: POW WW2 - cannot find details of grandfather can anyone help?
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 07 August 10 22:45 BST (UK) »
WOW!!!!!!....You are truly amazing!!!!!!...Thank you!!!!....where do I go from here with the details you have given?  I am so grateful I really am this means so much, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!  :) X
August - England (Ringwood, Hampshire & Kent, Australia, USA)
Webb - England (40, Rossendale Road, Folkestone, Kent)
Clarke - England (Maidstone, Hollingbourne, Lenham)
Hunt - England (Poss. Leeds, Kent; Maidstone, Hollingbourne, Stockbury, Thurnham, Boxley, Hucking)
Degregorio - Sicily (Caltagirone)
Farita - Sicily (Caltagirone)
Carbonaro - Malta
Borg - Malta
Savage - Sussex, Hants, Kent
Marshall - England (Ore, Kent)

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Re: POW WW2 - cannot find details of grandfather can anyone help?
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 08 August 10 09:19 BST (UK) »
Perhaps a trip Northwards to Kew to check for a Liberation report and a try for a Service Record would be the most sensible way forward.
You have the Service No and Regiment which are very good starting points so the approach is much easier.

Unfortunately I have no plans to visit Kew at present but will note the Reference just in case.

Brian

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Re: POW WW2 - cannot find details of grandfather can anyone help?
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 08 August 10 22:07 BST (UK) »
Thank you Brian.  I am off to France tomorrow to visit family and will be with a relative who is much better at this than me, so between us we may find out more with the information you have given.  Can I ask where you found it so I may have a look?  Cheers Susie  :)
August - England (Ringwood, Hampshire & Kent, Australia, USA)
Webb - England (40, Rossendale Road, Folkestone, Kent)
Clarke - England (Maidstone, Hollingbourne, Lenham)
Hunt - England (Poss. Leeds, Kent; Maidstone, Hollingbourne, Stockbury, Thurnham, Boxley, Hucking)
Degregorio - Sicily (Caltagirone)
Farita - Sicily (Caltagirone)
Carbonaro - Malta
Borg - Malta
Savage - Sussex, Hants, Kent
Marshall - England (Ore, Kent)

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Re: POW WW2 - cannot find details of grandfather can anyone help?
« Reply #13 on: Monday 09 August 10 08:21 BST (UK) »
Hi Susie,
             Savannah Publications still have the POW Lists in print. Three Volumes.
Other information comes from Kew.

Brian
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