Irving Leonard Cecil

NAME Irving Leonard Cecil
RANK IN GREECE

Private

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

 

PRISONER

5764

UNIT IN GREECE

RASC

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

March – April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Surrendered at Kalamata

29 April 1941

POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Corinth & Salonika

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag 18A:

Farm Work Parties around Wildon and Leibnitz areas and 436/L in or near Wolfsberg

NOTES

Source: personal communication with son Roger.

Survived bombing of Greek yacht Hellas in Piraeus harbour 25 April 1941

Fellow PoW Welshman named Sorrell (stayed on the farm with his girlfriend when the march away from the advancing Russians started).

Born 12 January 1918

Died 17 January 2016

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