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Kurt Tonnes . Luftwaffe
My great uncle Kurt Tonnes was short down by Monty's desert rats. If anyone has any further information about him please contact me.Stefan Wise
Private Mario Tozzi . Italian Army from Lucera, Foggia, Italy)
I recently came into these old docs belonging to my grandfather, Private Mario Tozzi, 1922-1946, held prisoner at Dalmahoy 123 German Camp. We don't know very much about him, since he was very young when my mother was born (she was born on 1942 and he was already at the front) and died in 1946 after being sent back home because of a diagnosed TBC. He was born in Lucera (Foggia) in Southern Italy, served in the Italian Army and was in Scotland at 123 German Camp.
The letter was sent by a fellow mate, Private P.D.Norton(?) appearing on first page as sender, soon after he had been sent back home. The two were very close friends as it seems, and as a family we would like very much to have any sort of recollection, if any, about our grandfather. My mother never met him and all she has is in these documents. We'd like to have any contact of any sort with him (if living!) or his family. They could help us in shaping the memory of our grandfather.
We would be very grateful for any help. Please, feel free to contact me should anybody recognize him in this photo or help us decoding some passages of the letter we found so hard to understand (bad writing, old paper). It is signed Monsieur Norton but the heading, the handwriting and the fluency of his English lead to understand that in spite of this he was an English-speaker. Another hint was the stamp New Zealand, top-left. Can you help?Livia Fascia
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