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P.G. 85, Tuturano
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Those known to have been held in or employed at
P.G. 85, Tuturano
during the Second World War 1939-1945.
- Bene Charles Molotja. Pte.
- Dewe Eric Alexander. Dvr.
- Flegg Albert.
- Hall John.
- Hamilton Fredrick William. RSM
- Martin Leonard. Sgt.
- Stratton Sidney Thomas. Pte. This page is new, as yet no names have been submitted.
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Dvr. Eric Alexander Dewe New Zealand Defence ForceI have recently accessed my fatherís war records from the NZDF Archives and found that my father, Eric Alexander Dewe, was a POW in Stalag 4B and 4A. He was a driver with NZDF rank of private, who was captured in Egypt and interred in Italy. He was held in Campo PG 75, Campo PG 85 and Campo PG 78 where he was liberated by the Italian guards when Italy capitulated. He was captured by the Germans two weeks after the fall of Italy, and transferred to Germany being held in Stalag 4B and Stalag 4A, from where he was iberated by Russian troops.Carol Smith
Albert Flegg DSM. HMS ColomboHelen Painter
Sgt. Leonard Martin Union Defence ForceLeonard Martin was captured in the Desert campaign. He was previously at Camp 85. He survived the train wreck on the the Orvieto North railway bridge at Allerona, Italy and was sent to Stalag 344 Lamsdorfs flynn
Pte. Charles Molotja Bene Native Military CorpsCharles Bene was captured in the Desert Campaign. He was previously at camp 85. He survived the train wreck on the Orvieto North railway bridge at Allerona, Italy, with a fractured left leg and was went to Stalag 344 Lamsdorf.s flynn
John Hall Royal ArtilleryMy father, John Charles Hall, served in the Royal Artillery, from 1923 to 1945. He was a prisoner of war, in Camp 85 pm 3450 Tuturano,Italy and also 4c. Stalag IVc, Wistritz bei Teplitz from 29th June 1942, to 24 May 1945. I would love to hear from any one who remembers him.June Marriott
Pte. Sidney Thomas Stratton B Company 20th Battalion
- Enlisted 13 July 1940,
- entered camp 3 October 1940.
- Embarked from New Zealand 1 February 1941,
- disembarked Egypt 16 March 1941.
- Posted to 20th Battalion 14 June 1941.
- Involved in Operation Crusader November 1941, wounded and captured (piece of German mortar bomb removed 1990)
- Shipped from Benghazi on POW ship `Jason', torpedoed HMS Porpoise 8 December 1941.
- POW in Greece then Italy at various camps
- Released when Italy capitulated but recaptured by the Germans and taken by train to Germany.
- Around April 1944 was in Stalag 4B Germany POW #267389.
- Then Stalag 4G around June 1944.
- Safe in UK 26 April 1945.
- Arrived back in New Zealand 19 July 1945.
- Discharged from Army 29 November 1945.Roger Stratton
RSM Fredrick William Hamilton 2nd Field ArtilleryI am looking for any information about my grandfather, Fredrick William Hamilton, who served with the South African 22nd Field Artilery from Pietermaritzburg. He was captured in Tobruk and was in POW camps in Tuturano (PG 85) in Italy and Stalag 8A in Germany (now Poland). He served with Archie Martin and Jimmy Douglas. If anyone has any information I would be most grateful.Julian Hamilton
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