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    Those known to have been held in or employed at

    PG148

    during the Second World War 1939-1945.

    • Attrill Cedric George Henry. Cpl. This page is new, as yet no names have been submitted.

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    Cpl. Cedric George Henry Attrill Royal Corps of Signals

    2320876 Corporal Cedric George Henry Attrill served with the Royal Corps of Signals during WW2 and details of his service is provided as follows:-
    • 13th Nov 1940 Left England for Egypt, North Africa. Sailed from Liverpool on the ship T.T. Reing-dec-Pacifico Calling at Seirra Leone, Durban, Cario, Aswan, Sudan, Kerin, (Eritrea) Asmara to Alexanria Egypt.
    • 21st Jan 1941 New rank - War Substantive Corporal w.e.f. After Mursa, Matru Tobruck encounter 1st Siege by Germans
    • 20th June 1942 Germans took Tobruck, North Africa.
    • 21st June 1942 Capitulated to the Germans.
    • 23rd June 1942 Captured in Tobruck by the Germans.
    • 26th June 1942 Prisoner of War at Bari and Verona, Italy
    • 17th July 1942 Freed by Italian Patriots. Travelled Brindesi, Taranto, Bari, Acona, Verona, in Italy. Headed to the Swiss border, free for a month, but due lack of clothing and not successful in remaining free.
    • 6th Oct 1943 Germans helped by Fascists cordoned, Termacia and Villa Montana in Italy.
    • Recaptured by the Germans and became a P.O.W. Prisoner of War Camps C.G.H.ATTRILL was imprisoned.
    • 10th Sept 1943 At Campo P.G. 53 Italy.
    • 17th Nov 1943 At Compo P.G. Lavoro 148/LX Italy.
    • 30th Nov 1943 At Campo P.G. 53 Italy. At Campo P.G. 65 Sett 3, Cap. 4 Italy. At Stalag VII a, Mooseberg Germany. At Stalag IV B , Muklberg. Worked in mines and Lead Smelting Works
    • 5th March 1944 Moved to E1.116 E - Stalag IV d Muklberg
    • 6th June 1944 D-Day invasion started.
    • 7th June 1944 At Stalag IV d - Fort Zinner
    • 21st Aug 1944 At Stalag IV d - Fort Zinner
    • 22nd Sept 1944 At Stalag IV d - Fort Zinner
    • 21st Dec 1944 Moved to E1 113 E.
    • 13th April 1945 Liberated by U.S.Army, 3rd Sper., 9th Battalion.
    • 16th April 1945 Lesleben, Saugerhausen, Liege, Belgium
    • 17th April 1945 Brussels on route to England.
    • 20th April 1945 Home, Ryde I of W, and on leave and rest.
    • 8th May 1945 Germans formally surrender at 23.01 hours at Reims, France.
    • 7th June 1945 Army Leave expired for C.G.H. Attrill.
    • 13th Jan 1946 Discharged papers issued.

    Michael Attrill







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