Ledgerwood John Herbert

NAME Ledgerwood John Herbert
RANK IN GREECE

Officially – YMCA Secretary (civilian)

Unofficially 1 – Private soldier

Unofficially 2 – Padre (acting rank of Captain)

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

2104

PRISONER

 

UNIT IN GREECE

19 & 20 Btns, 2NZEF (attached)

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

Mainland 16 March – 25 April 1941

Crete 26 April – 31 May 1941

 

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Volunteered to stay behind with last troops captured at Sphakia, Crete
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Dulag 183, Salonika

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Oflag Xc, Lubeck, Germany:

Oflag VIb, Dossel, Warburg, Germany:

Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg, Austria (roving commission to all Work Camps)

NOTES

Awarded MBE 1945 for services rendered to PoWs

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