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Dogtag Stalag VIIIB - John Fox, Sat Oct 22 16:20
I have a dogtag-[air from Lamsdorf -presumably zinc, with perforation dividing the pair in case the wearer died - presumably as in our services, one for burial and one to send on to the Red CRoss. Perforations for string at 3 corners. STALAG VIII B Nr 23323 Any way of identifying the wearer, by now almost certainly... more
Fusilier Frederick Edward Sheady - Roderick M. Barron , Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:18
Roderick M. Barron barronrm@hotmail.com I am trying to make contact with person who posted a message in March 2010 in the "lamsdorf.webs.com" guestbook re Lamsdorf POW. Here is the original link, which I located through a google search :... more
  • No Subject - pertise, Mon Apr 11 03:26
    Provide expertise to the TA and LCMM on VCS auxiliary systems Upkeep. 192.168.l.l
    POW - K A Webster, Sat Dec 26 10:37
    My father Alan Vincent Webster service number 4916195 Royal Welsh Fusiliers was captured in France in 1940 . He was sent to Stalag 344 Lamsdorf. He was interned for a period of 5 yrs 1940/1945. I was hoping to hear from anyone who may have been in the Stalag and would have known him. I know it as been a long time but... more
  • Messages on this site - Philip Baker, Sun Dec 27 10:55
    We are not using this message board any more - instead messages are being posted on our Lamsdorf Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/828123490592144/ Any messages left here will be transferred there.
    john henry hill - kathryn lynch , Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:48
    My Grandad John Henry Hill, known as Jack, was RN but on merchant ship SS Tottenham which was sunk June 1941. He was in Marlag milag then moved to Stalag V111, he was on the long march. On returning to England in May 1945, he was ill with TB, renal failure, weighed only 8st. He spent 9 months in hospital. Does anyone... more
  • Add my father's name - IVY PURDOM, Sun Nov 15 12:52
    My dad Matthew McLeod Douglass, Northumberland fusiliers, was captured in Belgium during the retreat to Dunkirk, believed to be rear guard, was seriously wounded, spent months in Ghent hospital before ending up in Stalag V111b. He was 5'2" Geordie miner, would love to hear from anyone with any information about his... more
    Add my dads name. - Margaret Calamatta, Sun Nov 15 00:50
    Percy Thomas Edward Vanburg. POW at Lamsdorf for 5 years.
    Repatriated POWs and escorts - Philip Baker, Sat Sep 12, 2015 23:17
    In 1943 a number of sick and injured POWs were repatriated, escorted by able-bodied men, many of them from the Royal Army Medical Corps. Is there anyone who has connections with any POWs who were repatriated at that time, or who was one of the escorts?
    To include my dad George Davis POw no 32894 - C.A.Davis, Sun Sep 6, 2015 22:52
    Does anyone remember my dad ,he was on the death march from Stalag344 sent to V111c marched out of there on 29th march 1945. He survived but badly damaged. He was Royal Tank man drove a Matilda and came from London
    pow at stalag 344 - belinda thorne, Wed Aug 19, 2015 14:38
    20/08/1944 americans bombed the camp from flying fortresses at 10.32pm this seems to be the relevant detail that explains the aause of death of some inmates including James Gardiner
    pow at stalag 344 - belinda thorne, Tue Aug 18, 2015 00:26
    I have recently found out that my great uncle James William Gardiner Lance bombardier in 28th regiment in royal artillery. army number 851207 was held at stalag 344 and dies on 20/08/ 1944. I would appreciate it if you could add his details onto your site so his name may rest amongst those mens names with whom he... more
    Herbert Harry Whiting - Barrie Whiting, Fri Jul 3, 2015 11:37
    My father Herbert Harry Whiting was a private in the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment and was captured at Dunkirk and spent the rest of the war in Stalag 344 Lamsdorf, his POW number was 4940. I believe that he worked on farms during his captivity and I know that he took part in the Death March before repatriation. ... more
    POW name Harry Humphrey - Bernadette Collins, Sun Jun 14, 2015 20:15
    Hi my father was in was Stalag Vlll B in 1940? I cannot find him name any were, his name was Harry Humphrey he got injured on Dunkirk beach ,the ambulance went the wrong way and got captured. Dose anyone know anything about him. All I know is that he lost a leg in the camp.He was a PT in the Royal West Kent regiment... more
    Commemoration of POWs - Philip Baker, Wed Apr 29, 2015 18:32
    For anyone who would like a permanent commemoration to display about a relative or friend who was a prisoner of war, it is now possible to obtain a commemorative scroll, framed or unframed, to include the name of the person concerned, his military unit, camp(s) in which he was held, dates as a POW, national flag and a ... more
    POW Day - Philip Baker, Thu Apr 16, 2015 18:12
    LAMSDORF STALAG VIIIB/344 PRISONER OF WAR DAY Saturday 17th October, 2015 10 am - 5 pm (lunch included) Courtesy of the Royal Air Forces Association Weston-super-Mare Information and exchange about Stalag VIIIB/344 Lamsdorf Prisoner of War Camp 1940-1945 Exhibition Help with research Bring artefacts, diaries, photos,... more
    Thanks to Ancestry.com I just linked this veteran (1913-1990) to this camp. Will contact his children to see if they will contribute info / stories / photos to this site. Thanks for this!
  • Eric Whiteside-escapee - Anonymous, Sun Apr 5, 2015 12:54
    My granddad ERIC WHITESIDE was in the british army tank corps and captured in north Africa. Was sent to Lamsdorf around 1942. He was going to be shot for not handing over cigarettes to an officer and was put up and tied against a wall to be shot in the morning. 2 comrades untied him in the dark and escaped never to be ... more
    Lamsdorf 1940/41 - Ian Barker, Fri Feb 20, 2015 18:52
    Just found this website and pics of my Dad Percy Barker who was MO to 1 Royal Scots captured at Le Paradis in May 40. He is pictured in Boxing / Athletics picture as well as in group of other MOs amongst whom is my brother's godfather Duncan Macrae who was attached Seaforth Highlanders. Any information would be... more
    Pte Eric Smith 1 batt KORR, CAPTURED LEROS 1943 - david smith, Sun Dec 30, 2012 15:53
    Hello all, I have just received my late fathers war/army records that show he was wounded at a working party from v111(b),by aerial bombardment - though no date shown,I would have thought 1944 - I would have imagined this would have caused quite a stir throughout the camp, does anybody out there know of (or heard of... more
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