Army Number: 2719557 Rank: Guardsman Name: Michael GOLDING Unit: 1 Irish Guards Theatre: North Africa POW Number: 7110 Date of Capture: Place of Capture: Camp: Stalag XVIIIA TNA Reference: Details courtesy of D. Golding: Besides the usual Liberation Questionnaire Michael Golding also completed a form about his time evading the Germans in Italy and he recorded the following details: Dates and period of help: 10 September 1943 - 16 March 1944 Name and address of helper: Mario BATI, Monte Vicino, Prov. Firenze Type of help given: Sheltered and fed me, Corporal SMITH (U.D.F.) and Guardsman JONES (Coldstream Guards), at great risk. Gave me civilian clothes, viz. 2 shirts, 1 pair pants, 1 pair socks, 1 pair boots - approx. value 5,000 Lire ? - and 200 Lire in cash. Left “chit” not acknowledging help given, but giving my name and home address, SMITH and JONES did likewise. Dates and period of help: April 1944 - July 1944 Name and address of helper: Villagers of S. Adriano, Prov. Parma Type of help given: Supplied food to self and Corporal SMITH (U.D.F.) for period - average about 2 meals per day. No “chits” left.