Bowkett Harry E

NAME Bowkett Harry E
RANK IN GREECE

Private

ON DEMOB

N/K

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

WX306

PRISONER

N/K

UNIT IN GREECE

2/11 Inf Bn (Machine Gunner)

IN CRETE

2/1 Inf Bn

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

12 – 25 April

IN CRETE

26 Apr – 29 May

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

IN GREECE

Evacuated from Megara

IN CRETE

Captured by Fallschmirger Paras during defence of Retimo airfield, 29 May

POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Probably Dulag 183, Salonika

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag VIIA, Moosberg, Bavaria

Stalag VIIIB, Lamsdorf, Silesia

 

NOTES & SOURCES

Source:  Daughter (Marion)

 

Enlistment 7 Nov 1939

Fwd Posn in Greece:  Kalabaka

R/Guard Posn in Greece: Brallos Pass

Place of Capture in Crete: Retimo

Discharge 14 Sep 1945

 

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