Millington Ken A

NAME Millington Kenneth Arthur
RANK IN GREECE

Sapper

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE

2002460

PRISONER

2654

UNIT IN GREECE

RE, 292 Army Field Coy

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE

8? March – April 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Captured in Corinth
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Corinth definitely (strangely no mention of Salonika)

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg

ArbKdo GW 199

NOTES

GW 199 was an open-cast magnesite mine at Sunk near Hohentauern in the mountains.  Here Ken was badly injured and eventually liberated from a German hospital by the Americans at the war’s end.

Sources:  BBC Peoples’ War for Ken and Jean Millington;  Ian Brown’s “Stalag 18A” website.

See also Ernie Carroll, Jack Dean and Allan Slocombe – other 292 Coy colleagues + CO Malcolm Young

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