Atkinson John (George)

NAME Atkinson John (according to contemporary photo & memorial stone)

George (according to Gavin Don’s text)

RANK IN GREECE

2nd Lt or full Lt

ON DEMOB

N/A – executed Athens, Feb 1943

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

N/K

PRISONER

N/K

UNIT IN GREECE & AEGEAN

RASC in Greece; SOE in Antiparos

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE & AEGEAN

Greece, Mar – Oct 1941

Antiparos, Dec 41 – Jan 42

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Greece – caique from Athens after capture at Kalamata & PoW at Piraeus

Returned to Antiparos as SOE agent in submarine HMS Triumph.  Captured, then sent to prison in Athens

POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

1941 – Piraeus

1942/43 – Athens

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

N/A

NOTES

Sources:

1)  HMS Triumph Association

2)  Mail Online

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