38212 Private Bruce STEEDMAN, 6th New Zealand Field Ambulance, 2nd NZEF attd LRDG: POW

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    View Record STEEDMAN Bruce 21 Aug 1915 21 May 1940 23 Oct 1943 Levita-Dodeccanes Islands NZ LRDG


    PART I.
    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE FOR BRITISH/AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR.

    1. No. 38212
    RANK - Private
    SURNAME - STEEDMAN
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - BRUCE
    DECORATIONS -

    2. UNIT (ARMY) - 6th N.Z. Field Amb., 2nd N.Z.E.F. (attached L.R.D.G.)

    3. DIVISION (ARMY) -

    4. DATE OF BIRTH - 21/8/15

    5. DATE OF ENLISTMENT - 21/5/40

    6. CIVILIAN TRADE OR PROFESSION - Storeman - Packer

    7. PRIVATE ADDRESS - 467 Khyber Pass, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

    8. PLACE AND DATE OF ORIGINAL CAPTURE - Levitha - Dodecanese Islands, 23/10/43

    9. WERE YOU WOUNDED WHEN CAPTURED? -

    10. MAIN CAMPS OR HOSPITALS IN WHICH IMPRISONED
    Camp No. / Location / From / Till

    STALAG 344 Lamsdorf 19/12/43 - Feb 21st 45
    STALAG 13C Hammelburg March 3rd - April 5th 45

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    11. WERE YOU IN A WORKING CAMP?
    Location / From/ Till / Nature of Work
    -

    12. DID YOU SUFFER FROM ANY SERIOUS ILLNESSES WHILE A P/W?
    Nature of Illness / Cause / Duration
    -

    12 b. DID YOU RECEIVE ADEQUATE MEDICAL TREATMENT?

    Yes

    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE PART II TOP SECRET

    1. No. 38212
    RANK - Pte
    SURNAME - STEEDMAN
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - BRUCE


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

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

    Athens

    4. ESCAPES attempted:
    Did yo make any attempted or partly successful escapes? (Give details of each attempt accurately, stating where, when, method employed, names of your companions, wherein when recaptured and by whom. Were you physically fit? What happened to your 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.)

    NO

    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 agains other Allied Prisoners of War? (Give details, names of persons concerned, camps, dates and nature of collaboration or help given to enemy).

    NO

    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.
    (NOTE: Form Q is a separate form inviting information on "War Crimes" and describes the kind of offences coning under this title.)



    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE PART II TOP SECRET
    (continued)

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

    NO


    SECURITY UNDERTAKING
    I fully realise that all information relating 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 7/5/45
    Signature B Steedman
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2023

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