T/95669 Driver George McCALLUM, Royal Army Service Corps & Long Range Desert Group: POW

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    Army Number: T/95669
    Rank: Driver
    Name: George McCALLUM
    Unit: Royal Army Service Corps ; Long Range Desert Group
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2023
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    View Record McCALLUM George 26 Mar 191625 Sep 193917 Nov 1943 Leros RASC LRDG


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

    1. No. T/95669
    RANK - Driver
    SURNAME - McCALLUM
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - George
    DECORATIONS -

    2. UNIT (ARMY) -
    R.A.S.C. / L.R.D.G.

    3. DIVISION (ARMY) - SPECIAL SERVICE

    4. DATE OF BIRTH - 26th March 1916

    5. DATE OF ENLISTMENT -
    25th Sept 1939

    6. CIVILIAN TRADE OR PROFESSION -

    7. PRIVATE ADDRESS - 14 CROMWELL ROAD, AYR, SCOTLAND

    8. PLACE AND DATE OF ORIGINAL CAPTURE - LEROS, 14 Nov 1943

    9. WERE YOU WOUNDED WHEN CAPTURED? - NO

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

    STALAG VIIA MOOSBURG 22/12/43 - 29/12/1943
    STALAG IVB MUHLBERG 31/12/43 - 23/4/45


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

    NO

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

    INJURY TO KNEE - SPORT - FIVE MONTHS

    12 b. DID YOU RECEIVE ADEQUATE MEDICAL TREATMENT?

    YES


    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE PART II TOP SECRET

    1. No. T/95669
    RANK - DRIVER
    SURNAME - McCALLUM
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - GEORGE


    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).

    YES, EGYPT, 17 JUNE 1943
    CAPTAIN ARNOLD L.R.D.G.

    ( b ) Were you lectured on escape and evasion? (State where, when and by whom.
    EGYPT, JUNE 1943
    CAPTAIN ARNOLD L.R.D.G.


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

    NO

    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?)

    NO

    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 12 MAY 1943
    Signature George McCallum
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2023

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