Kay Christopher J

NAME Kay Christopher John
RANK IN GREECE

Gunner

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

902362

PRISONER

7811

UNIT IN GREECE

424 Bty, 106th Lancashire Hussars (Yeomanry) Regt RHA

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

March – 26/27 April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE Captured & transferred (or vice-versa) to 26th Brit Gen Hosp, Kiffisia, Athens
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

N/K

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIID, Marberg;

Stalag XVIIIB, Spittal and/or Wagna;

Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg

Stalag XVIIIC, Markt Pongau

ArbKdos;   see Note 4 below

NOTES & SOURCES

1  Source family communication.

2  Same Unit as Doug Arthur, author of “Forty Men & Eight Horses” & “Desert Watch”.   See these sources for detailed account of 106th participation in North Africa & Greece prior to capture and typical PoW experience post capture.

3  Same unit as Jack Swinnerton & Frank Moss – see their Archives for more detail.

4  Possibly in one or more ArbKdo Camps with Doug Arthur at Knittelfeld, Murau, Stadl & Sankt Lambrecht with Dai Davies MM OBE (author of “All for Freedom”).

5  Made several escape attempts from XVIIIA and ArbKdos.

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