Humphries William T

NAME Humphries William T
RANK IN GREECE

Corporal

ON DEMOB

N/A

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

5248944

PRISONER

N/A

UNIT IN GREECE

4th QO Hussars

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

March – April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Evacuated from Navplion 26/27 April but killed during subsequent attack on SS Slamat 27th
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

N/A

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

N/A

NOTES

1  Bill Humphries last definitely seen alive aboard SS Slamat before her sinking by Luftwaffe bomb attack.  Missing presumed drowned (or possibly killed in the sea or on board Slamat or rescue vessels HMS Diamond or HMS Wryneck – both also sunk).

2  See Eric Sanderson’s files for full account of 4 QO Hussars actions.

3  See rare survivor George Dexter’s files for full account of Slamat disaster.

4  See Lt Frank Moss’s files – presumed died on HMS Diamond

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