just joined, trying to find out about my fathers time in Egypt during WW2.
He would NEVER discuss the war, so he obviously did not have an...
I've just been looking through notes my grandfather made for a speaking engagement regarding his time as an escapee from PG54 and in these...
Cpl ALLEN - Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) for his escape from Camp 54 (Fara Nel Sabina (Italy)) on 11 Sep 1943.
In order to try and help people match the camp name to its number I have posted two name lists - one compiled from documents in Italian State...
Hi, I am looking at travelling to Marsciano next year to check out the area where my father was a POW and then an escapee holed up in the hills...
Casualty Details | CWGC
WRIGHT, LESLIE JAMES
Service No: 7887577
Date of Death: 02/02/1944
I have just come across the following on the CWGC website whilst looking for POWs who were killed/died following the Italian Armistice of 8...
This news article is mainly East York men missing in the Middle East (reported 1942)
These all have photos
Pte. Eric Pearson (26)
L. Sgt. H....
My grandfather was captured at Tobruk and was taken to Italy (he is listed as being in Camp 54 near Rome) and then was sent back to South...
Just came across this article -
Italian memorial to recall second world war 'friendly fire' tragedy | World news | The Guardian
- and thought...
I have been researching the above regiment for the last 4 years. Anyone interested in this regiment please make contact.
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