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Name

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Rank

Service No

Regiment

POW Camp

Europe






Alfred Gotts

3267

#108

Serjeant

909424

Royal Artillery (Field)

Oerbke, Lower Saxony

A C Gotts

(Alfred Charles)

2650

#034

Gunner

797896

Royal Artillery (Field)

Torun, Poland

See news 29/9/2012


C W Gotts

??

Gunner

1659386

Royal Artillery (Light Anti-Aircraft)

Hartmannsdorf, Saxony

Malaya/

Singapore






Arthur William

4194/#038

Sapper

2076216

288 Field company, Royal Engineers

OVL/Thailand

Edwin Charles

813

#038

L/Cpl

5774540

6th Royal Norfolk Regt

OVL/Thailand

Leslie George


4232

#034

Pte

57777189

5th Royal Norfolk Regt

Changi

Stanley Herbert

511

#022

Pte

5775032

5th Royal Norfolk Regt

Singapore

died.

WW2 Prisoners of War


Casualty Lists show those captured, and with some research we know many of the names and families

I am not sure yet whether this list is complete, especially for Germany. The camp code OVL  meant the POWs were being moved by land to Thailand, primarily to work on the Burma Railway.


If anyone knows the history of their relative as a POW then please share it with me.


World War 2 -  POWs

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