Eldridge John

NAME Eldridge John E. M.
RANK IN GREECE

Rifleman

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

6896838

PRISONER

5114

UNIT IN GREECE

9th KRRC (The Rangers)

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

17 March – 28 April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Captured/surrendered 29 April (place unknown)
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Definitely Salonika (possibly also Corinth, depending on actual place of capture)

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIID Maribor

Stalag XVIIIB Spittal am der Drau or Wagna

Arb/Kdo 396/C (Maribor Infantry School)

Stalag XVIIIC Markt Pongau

NOTES

Source:    Transcript of her father’s “War Diary – John Eldridge Prisoner of War 1941-1945” from daughter.  Original note books in Imperial War Museum, London.

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