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Pte. Charles Thomas Oliver Hunneybell

British Army Kings Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment

from:Aldershot, Hants.

Just trying to follow up on the only story he ever mentioned about his service in WW2. He was a prisoner of war at Stalag Camp 344 in Poland his POW No. was 16022. He was captured at Dunkirk fighting a rear guard action and imprisoned by the Germans. He had to work forced labour and claimed he escaped with a sergeant but was recaptured when a gestapo officer recognised him. He then said he was near a concentration camp for the remainder of his time.

He would never speak about his time as a prisoner of war, but is said to have been mentioned in a book about prisoners of war who were not officers and escaped. His name being miss spelt - perhaps as honeyball, honeybell or honeywell. He was also a translator at the Nuremburg Trials.

Anyone who could add or knows anything to add to this story about my late father, it would be very gratefully received.










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