Bessford Wilfred G

NAME Bessford Wilfred Gibson
RANK IN GREECE

Sapper/Driver

ON DEMOB

N/K

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

1942731

PRISONER

5895

UNIT IN GREECE

No 7 Movement Control, RE

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

March – April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Captured/surrendered at Tolos

28 April

POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Dulag 185, Corinth

Dulag 183, Salonika

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIID, Marberg:

ArbKdo:

Gussing; farm

Eichberg, farm

Stergersbach, farm, 790/L

Furstenfeld, brickworks, 94/GW

Gaas, farm, 1783/L

Pinkafeld, woollen mill, 148/GW

 

NOTES

Escape 1:  1942 – from Gussing, April 6th-9th

Escape 2:  1945, 29 March–15 April during long march to the west – awaited advance of Russian Army – repatriated via Odessa.

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