Henry William Cantle

Henry William Cantle

w Henry William Cantle WO 208/3320/65 Petty Officer Henry William Cantle was captured on 15 June 1942, when the HMS Bedouin, a Tribal-class destroyer, was sunk off the coast of Pantelleria by an Italian torpedo bomber after a battle with two Italian cruisers....
Eric Morris

Eric Morris

w Eric Morris WO 208/3325/60 Eric Morris, who in peacetime worked as a storeman for a post office, was captured in Tunis on 3 December 1942, a few days before his twentieth birthday. He was immediately transferred to Sicily, to PG 98, San Giuseppe Jato and, a...
Edward Henry Duke

Edward Henry Duke

w Edward Henry Duke WO 208/3324/141; WO 208/3324/138 Edward Henry Duke, born in 1916, worked as a borough council employee in London before the war. He was captured in Libya on 21 November 1941. Unfortunately, there is no information on his capture or the...
David Neil

David Neil

w David Neil WO 208/3325/59 Lance Sergeant David Neil, a Scot from Alloa, a small village near Edinburgh, was captured with his whole unit in Sidi Rezegh (Libya) during the first phases of Operation Crusader on 23 November 1941. After roughly three weeks in...
Claude Weaver

Claude Weaver

w Claude Weaver WO 208/3315/6 Claude Weaver, an American student from Oklahoma, is among the youngest escaped PoWs we know. He was born on 13 February 1923, was only 18 when he enlisted and 19 when he was captured on Italian soil. On 9 September 1942, almost...