Lance Corporal (& War Artist)
20 Bn, 2NZEF
Commissioned as Assistant War Artist*
March – 27 April 1941
28 April – 24 May 1941
|METHOD OF DEPARTURE
|Evacuated Porto Rafti – Crete||Flown to Athens as wounded PoW|
|IN GREECE & CRETE
Wounded & taken PoW in 7th Field Hospital, Canea, Crete;
PoW Hospital, Kokkinia, Athens;
Dulag 183, Salonika.
|IN OCCUPIED EUROPE
Stalag 20A, Torun, Poland (1942-1943);
ArbKdo Graudenz, N Poland;
Stalag 3D, Genshagen, Berlin (1943);
Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg (1943-1945);
ArbKdo 785/GW, Weissenbach;
|NOTES & SOURCES
Source: Son (Paul) & Wikipedia
“At age 92, dad announced that he would like to go back to Greece and Crete to trace his experiences there and remind himself of the wonderful people and scenery that he had encountered. . . . It was there that I first really got a grip of the ordeal that they had all been through.”
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