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British Camps

 

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Camp

 

Erwin Hettwer

Germany

1945-47

Ostende, Kempton Park, Otley, Skipton, Nuneaton

 

German Camps

 

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Camp

 

Pte Les Allen

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA and B, XIB

Pte Ralph Amato

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXB

Pte Charles Andrews

Britain

1940-43

Stalag VIIIB

Pte Walter Alan Armstrong

Britain

1942-45

Stalag IVF

Sgt Maurice Askew

Britain

1944-45

Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 6, Stalag 357

W/O James Badcock

Britain

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344, IXC

S/Sgt Eugene Bailey

United States

1944-45

Stalag IXA and B

L/Cpl John Baxter

Britain

1944-45

Unknown

Pte Sydney Bebbington

Britain

1942-45

Stalag XVIIIA

Pte George Beck

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

L/Cpl Robert Beesley

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXB

Gnr John Bell

Britain

1942-45

Stalag IVC

Gnr Leonard Bellas

Britain

1941-45

Stalag IVC

L/Cpl Jack Bird

Britain

1944-45

Stalag VIIIC, IXB, XIIA

S/Sgt Ralph Gordon Bishop

Britain

1944-45

Stalag VIIIC, IXB, XIB

S/Sgt Bernard Black

Britain

1944-45

Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft I

Able Seaman Peter Boast

Britain

1943-45

Marlag und Milag Nord

T/Sgt Edward Bohde

United States

1944-45

Stalag IVB, VIIIA, IXC

L/Cpl Harry James Bounden

Britain

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

F/Lt Peter Brown

New Zealand

1945

Oflag VIIB

Tpr Jack Budd

Britain

1941-45

Stalag IVF

S/Sgt Warren C. Burford

United States

1944-45

Stalag IVB, VIIIA, XIB

Spr Tom Carpenter

Britain

1944-45

Stalag XIB

PFC John Ceney

United States

1944-45

Stalag IIB

Pte Joe Chamberlain

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA, XXB

Pte George Charlton

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Gnr Robbie Clark

Britain

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Lt Walter Cloutman

Australia

1942-45

Stalag VIIA, Oflag 79

Cpl Walter Collings

Britain

1944-45

Stalag VIIIC

W/O Basil Cotton

Britain

1941-45

Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft VI, Stalag XIB

Pte Tom Davies

Britain

1944-45

Stalag IVB

Lt Donald Douglass

Australia

1944-45

Oflag 79

Pte John Duffy

Britain

1944-45

Stalag VIIIC, XIB

Pte John Dunlop

Britain

1944-45

Stalag XIB

WOI Jack Elworthy

New Zealand

1941-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

PFC James Farmer

United States

1944-45

Stalag IIIB

Lt Duncan Ferguson

Britain

1942-45

Oflag 79

Pte Les Foskett

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344, 383

Sgt Ron Garnham

Britain

1944-45

Stalag IVB, XIIA

Pte Bill Gibbard

Britain

1944-45

Stalag IV?, XIIA

Sgt Jack Gilbert

Britain

1941-45

Stalag IVA, IVB

Pte Harry Goodall

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA and B

PFC John Halada

United States

1944-45

Stalag VIIA

Pte Vernon George Hart

South Africa

1942-45

Stalag VIIIC

Pte Alan Harvey

Britain

1941-45

Stalag XVIIIA

Sgt Mort Herbert

United States

1945

Stalag IVB

Pte William Hewitt

Britain

1944-45

Stalag XIB

Cpl Gordon Hines

Britain

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Bdr Mike Jackson

Canada

1942-45

Stalag 383

Pte David Jebbit

Britain

1944-45

Stalag IVB

Lt Bruce Jeffrey

Britain

1944-45

Stalag IXC

Bertram Jones

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA

F/Sgt Henry Jones

Britain

1944-45

Stalag Luft VII, Stalag IIIA

W/O Peter Jones

Britain

1942-45

Dulag Luft Stalags VIIIB, IIIA, Luft III

Sgt Wilburn Keel

United States

1945

Unknown

Pte Edward Klein

Australia

1941-45

Stalag 383

Tpr Gilbert Knott

Britain

1942-45

Stalag IVB, IVF

Pvt Frank Kobilis

United States

1944-45

Stalag IIB, XIIA

Pte William Law

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA

L/Cpl Ivor Lipscombe

Britain

1940-45

Stalag IA, XXB

Capt Anthony Lister

Britain

1940-45

Oflag VIIB

Steve Loper

United States

1942-45

Stalag Luft III, Stalags IIA and B

Gnr Robert McBride

Britain

1942-45

PG 78, Stalag XIA

S/Sgt John McGeough

Britain

1944-45

Stalag VIIIC, IXB, XIB

Israel Machtey

Poland

1941-45

Unknown

Harold Marsh

United States

1944-45

Stalag IVB, XIIA, IIIC

Sgmn Jack Mepham

Britain

1941-44

Stalag VIIIB / 344

L/Cpl Jim Miller

New Zealand

1941-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Pte Fred Moore

Britain

1944-45

Stalag XIB

E.R.A. William Morris

Britain

1943-45

Marlag und Milag Nord

Pte Albert Nelson

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXB

Pte Jean O'Brien

Canada

1942-45

Stalag IXC

L/Sgt Harold Padfield

Britain

1944-45

Stalag XIIA, XVIIIC

L/Cpl David Parker

Britain

1940-45

Stalag XXA, XXB

T/Sgt Ellis Pierson

United States

1944-45

Dulag Luft (Wetzlar), Stalag VIIA

PFC William Pinkney III

United States

1945

Stalag 383

Pte William Pledger

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344, XXB

L/Cpl Peter Prebble

Britain

1941-45

Stalag IVF

W/O Keith Prowd

Australia

1944-45

Stalag Luft VII

Sgt Gareth Prytherch

Britain

1943-45

Dulag Luft, Stalag IVB

Pvt Charles Raney

United States

1944-45

Stalag IIA, IVB

Spr Les Robertson

New Zealand

1941-45

Oflag IXA/Z

Sgt Richard Rowe

Britain

1945

Stalag XIB

Gdsm Charles Saunders

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Cpl Harold Scharfe

Canada

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Lt Edmund Scrivener

Britain

1944-45

Oflag 79

Sgt Norman Shute

Australia

1941-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Sgt Douglas Smithson

Britain

1944-45

Stalags IIIA, XIIA, Stalag Luft VII

Pte Allan George Surgeson

South Africa

1942-45

Stalags IVB

Pte Norman Taylor

Britain

1940-45

Stalags XXB

T/Sgt Eugene Van Loozenoord

United States

1944-45

Dulag Luft (Wetzlar), Stalag Luft IV

S/Sgt Earl Verham

United States

1944-45

Stalag IXA

L/Cpl Robert Warren

Britain

1944-45

Stalags VIIA, VIIIC

T/5 Rishel White

United States

1944-45

Stalag IVB

Pte Jonathan Wilkinson

Britain

1943-45

Stalag VIIIA

Tpr Joseph Winterbottom

Britain

1941-45

Stalags IVB

Lt Reg Wood

Britain

1940-45

Oflags VB, VIB, VIIB, VIIC, Stalags VIIA, XXID

Gnr Ronald Wollaston

Britain

1941-44

Stalag XVIIIA

Pte Horace Woods

New Zealand

1942-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

Gdsm George Wyatt

Britain

1940-45

Stalag VIIIB / 344

 

Italian Camps

 

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Camp

 

Anon

Britain

1943-44

P.G. 49

Pte Sydney Bebbington

Britain

1942-45

P.G. 73

Dennis Bennett

New Zealand

1943

-

Capt Robert Charter

South Africa

1942-43

P.G. 21, 47, 75

Lt Walter Cloutman

Australia

1942-45

P.G. 78

Wally Cook

Britain

1942-3

P.G. 70

Sgt Bill Cooper

Britain

1942-3

P.G. 53, 66

Gnr Len Dann

Britain

1942-3

P.G. 53

Tpr Gilbert Knott

Britain

1942-45

P.G. 70, 85

Steve Loper

United States

1942-45

P.G. 66

Gnr Robert McBride

Britain

1942-45

PG 78

Gnr John Mallen

Britain

1942-44

P.G. 54

Sgt Samuel Oliver

Britain

1942-44

P.G. 53, 73

Pte Alf Parker

Britain

1941-3, 45

P.G. 78

Tpr Victor Styles

Britain

1941-44

P.G. 52

Pte Allan George Surgeson

South Africa

1942-45

P.G. 82

Pte Jonathan Wilkinson

Britain

1943-45

P.G. 66, 82

 

Japanese Camps

 

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Camp

 

Sgt Len Baynes

Britain

1942-45

Changi

Ted Freeman

Britain

1942-45

Rangoon Jail

Lt Alec Gibson

Britain

1943-45

Rangoon Jail

Gnr Derek Gilbert

Britain

1942-45

Burma Railway

Pte Bruce Holland

Australia

1942-45

Changi

Bill Notley

Britain

1941-45

Singapore, Kinkaseki

Reginald Herbert Rudd

Britain

1942-45

Burma Railway

E. Samuel

Britain

1942-45

Burma Railway

Rfn Leslie Spoors

Britain

1942-45

Rangoon Jail