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Corporal Lionel George Degenhard 1st Battalion Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire RegimentMy father, Lionel George Degenhard, was Corporal with the 1st Btn. Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment. He never wanted to talk about the war but has left a great memento in the form of a handwritten collection of experiences bound between the covers of two pieces of Red Cross cardboard.
Lionel George Degenhard, Corporal, 1st Btn. Bedfordshire & Hertforshire Regiment
Captured 28 April 1941 in Greece, liberated 2 May 1945.
He was stationed in the following four POW camps:
Stalag 357, N.C.O. Lager, Thorn Sud, Poland Stalag XV111 A, Wolfsberg, Austria Stalag XV111 A Zweilager, N.C.O. Lager, Spittal - Drau, Austria Stalag 357, N.C.O. Lager, Fallingbostel, Hannover, Germany
The following is an extract from his personal handwritten exerpts titled 'Camps I have worked at in Austria':
Klagenfurt - Canal Work - July to Sept 1941 Dachstein Obertraune H.V. 75 - Barrack Building - Sept to Nov 1941 Kleine Glodnitz A/13001/L - Road Making - Nov 1941 to Mar 1942 Huttengerg A/11205/L - Sawmill - Mar 1942 to August 1943 St Veit 11093/GW - Building - Aug to Sept 1943 Reichendorf A/550/L - Farm work - Oct 1943 to Jan 1944
I would swear it is him in the first photo, 2nd from left on back row, on The Wartime Memories Project - STALAG XXA POW Camp (357, Stalag Kopernikus) Page 2.
I am trying to locate all the camp sites in order that I can visit as many as I can this year. If anyone could help I would be so grateful. Thanks a million.
2nd Lt. Richard Sydney Grenville Smith 4th Queen's Own HussarsRichard Sydney Grenville Smith, was made a PoW in Greece in 1941 whilst serving with the 4th Queen's Own Hussars, ending up in Stalag XVIIIA, in Austria.James Close-Smith
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