Forbes James

NAME Forbes James
RANK IN GREECE

Corporal

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

T/199833

PRISONER

2451

UNIT IN GREECE

312 Coy RASC

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

March – April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Captured Kalamata, 29 April 1941
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Presumably in transit via  Dulag 185, Korinth & Dulag 183, Saloniki

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg:

 

ArbKdo 10234/GW, Dellach;

ArbKdo 11025/GW, Villach;

ArbKdo 11010/GW, Kuhnsberg

NOTES

1   1943 – Man of Confidence at 11010/GW

2   Nov 1944 escaped with old pal Driver Bill Cranmer, RASC, aided by Yugoslav

Partisans.  Picked up Dec 1944 at Zara on Croatan coast by RN and taken to Bari,

Italy.  Awarded Certificate of Commendation.

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