2725268 Alfred Ernest Graham BARTLETT, 2 Welsh Guards

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    WO 344-19-2

    PART I
    General Questionnaire for British Ex-Prisoners of War

    1. No.: 2725268
    Rank: Guardsman
    Surname: BARTLETT
    Christian Names: Alfred Ernest Graham
    Decorations: -

    2. Unit (Army): 2nd Battalion WELSH GUARDS
    3. Division (Army): -
    4. Date of Birth: 8 July 1919
    5. Date of Enlistment: 5 January 1940
    6. Civilian Trade: Bus Conductor
    7. Private Address: 17 Gelli-Unig Place, Crosskeys, Monmouthshire, South Wales

    8. Place of Capture: Boulogne, FRANCE
    Date of Capture: 25 May 1940

    9. Were you Wounded when Captured: No

    10. Main Camps or Hospitals in which imprisoned
    Camp No. Location From & To
    Stalag 13A Thorn, Poland June 1940 - July 1940
    Stalag XXB Willenberg, Marienburg, West Prussia August 1943 - September 1943

    11. Were you in a Working Camp?
    Location From & To Nature of Work
    Marienwerder June 1941 - August 1943 Ration Stores
    Guttowitz August 1940 - June 1941 General Work
    Stuhm September 1943 - January 1945 Farm Work

    12. Did you suffer from any Serious Illnesses while a P/W?:
    Nature of Illness Cause Duration

    Did you receive adequate Medical Treatment?:


    2. Lectures before Capture
    (State where, when and by whom)
    (a) Were you lectured in your unit on how to behave in the event of capture?:
    (b) Were you lectured on escape and evasion?:

    3. Interrogation after Capture
    (State where, when and methods employed by enemy)
    Were you specially interrogated by the enemy?:

    4. Escapes attempted.
    Did you make any attempted or party successful escapes?
    (Give details of each attempt separately, stating where, when, method employed, names of your companions, where and when captured and by whom. Were you physically fit? What happened to our companions?)

    5. Sabotage.
    Did you do any sabotage or destruction of enemy factory plant, war material, communications, etc., when employed on working-parties or during escape?
    (Give details, places and dates).

    6. Collaboration with enemy.
    Do you know of any British or American personnel who collaborated with the enemy or in any way helped the enemy against other Allied PoWS?
    (Give details, names of person(s) concerned, camp(s), dates and nature of collaboration or help given to enemy).

    7. War Crimes.
    If you have any information or evidence of bad treatment by the enemy to yourself or to others, or knowledge of any enemy violation of Geneva Convention you should ask for a copy of “Form Q” on which to make your statement.

    8. Have you any other matter of any kind you wish to bring to notice?

    I fully realised that all information relating to the matters covered by the questions in PART II are of a highly secret and official nature.
    I have had explained to me and fully understand that under Defence Regulations or U.S.A.R. 380-5 I am forbidden to publish or communicate any information concerning these matters.

    Date of Signature: 2 May 1945
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