Jones Leslie

NAME Jones Leslie Owen (Les)
RANK IN GREECE

Sapper

ON DEMOB

Sapper

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

2068530

PRISONER

 

UNIT IN GREECE

3rd Cheshire Field Squadron, RE

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

7 March – 26? April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Evacuated from Navplion via Crete to Egypt.

Later captured at Benghazi,

Jan 1942

POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

N/A

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Italy 1942-43:

PG 66 – Capua, near Naples;

PG 51 – Altamura, near Bari;

PG 118 – Bolzano.

 

Germany/Czechoslovakia 1943-45:

Stalag 4B, Muhlberg (Zeithain);

Stalag 4C Wistritz.

NOTES

1   An audio tape (Ref No 4382) recalling some of Les Jones’ experiences is held at the 2nd World War Experience Centre near Wetherby, Yorkshire.

2   See other 3rd Cheshires archives: Peter Bowis; Charles Brown; E Forsythe; Alan Glass; Jas Pleavin

3     Died 2 June 2016

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