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    Moscow. (RIA Novosti military commentator Viktor Litovkin). During the Manchurian operation the Red Army saved thousands of Allied officers and men from the Japanese captivity.

    The history of the Manchurian operation carried out by Soviet troops against the Kwantung Army of imperialist Japan still has some episodes about which the public knows little or nothing at all. One of them is the rescue of American, British, Dutch and other Allied officers and men from the Japanese captivity.

    As recalled by Col. Viktor Gavrilov, Candidate of Military Sciences, an employee of the Institute of War History at the Russian Defense Ministry:

    The Soviet leaders in charge of the Manchurian operation learned from Chinese patriots that soldiers, officers and even generals of our Allies in the anti-Hitler and anti-Japanese coalition, who had been captured during the battles for the Philippines and Singapore, were being held in Japanese concentration camps on Chinese territory. But it was not until the August of 1945 that the whereabouts and numbers of these POWs were established. When our troops were moving to the cities of Changchun and Mukden (Shenyang), the intelligence reported that the camp about which only the commanders of the operation knew, was located near Mukden, and that its POWs were in mortal danger. During retreat the Japanese could have killed their prisoners just as they had in other places. The Allies had to be saved without any delay.

    Infantry battalions moved fast. In the concentration camp near Mukden they found POWs from the United States, Britain, and the Netherlands. To be more precise, there were 28 generals (15 Americans, five Britons and eight Dutch), 500 officers (272 Americans, 173 Britons and 55 Dutch), and 1,171 men (1,044 Americans, 115 Britons and 12 Dutch). All POWs were immediately released and given trophy guns. They were not supposed to fight in the Red Army - starved and tortured by the Japanese guards they could have hardly made good warriors. But they needed guns primarily to protect themselves against Japanese soldiers and simply bandits who were still hanging about the city and its suburbs in large numbers.

    Needless to say, the heads of the camp, elected from among the former POWs, received plenty of essential goods and motor transport so that they could join their troops if they were nearby, or to deliver water and food.

    After the POWs were released in Mukden, it transpired that the former Commander of U.S. troops on the Philippines Lt.-Gen. Wainwright, who had also been captured by the Japanese, was being held at a guarded villa 17 kilometers away from Mukden. A Soviet platoon was immediately dispatched to release him.

    The concentration camp in Mukden was not the only one that was liberated by the Red Army. In early September 1945, the 88th Infantry Corps of the 25th Army operating in Korea released POWs from another Japanese concentration camp. The Chief of Staff of the First Far Eastern Front reported that there were 352 Allied POWs in the camp: 292 Britons, 46 Australians, six Brazilians, four Americans, and four Scots.

    The Allies were immediately informed about the release of their officers and men. On August 20, Gen. Wedemeyer (Commander of U.S. forces in China) asked the Soviet commanders for permission to send a plane to Mukden for the evacuation of former POWs, first of all, of Gen. Wainwright. Moscow rendered every assistance to the U.S. in carrying out this mission.

    On January 24, U.S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. Averell Harriman asked Soviet Commissar of Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov for assistance in speeding up the return of these people to U.S. controlled territory. On August 29, Gen. Wainwright and some other former U.S. POWs arrived in Chongqing, headquarters of Chiang Kai-shek.

    But the operation did not go without a hitch. Without informing the Soviet side the U.S. command started sending one plane after another to Mukden in order to transfer its men, and supply them with essentials, such as cigarettes, biscuits, chocolates, clothes and footwear. At first the Soviet command detained the crews of these planes to "clarify the situation," but later on the headquarters of the Baikal Front ordered its forces to assist U.S. aviation in the delivery of goods for the former POWs.

    On August 30, an unidentified American B-29 appeared near the Kanko airfield (Korea) without any prior warning, and dropped a cargo in the hills. The Soviet commanders had information that prior to surrender Japan had left several subversive suicide groups that were instructed to continue the fighting. It was not clear whether B-29 was helping the Allies or the enemies. Fighters were sent to intercept it. They had to open fire to force it to land.

    During interrogation the pilot of the plane said he had seen and understood all signals. He explained that he had not landed because he hoped that a few fighters would not down him, and that the landing spot was too small. He could not get away with such childish excuses, and his case was reviewed at a higher level.

    On September 4, the headquarters of the Baikal Front met the request of the head of the POWs camp in Mukden Gen. Parker. The former commander of the U.S. Eleventh Corps asked the Soviet side to allow the landing of U.S. planes in Dalian, and to let an American steamer take POWs out of Mukden. At the same time, the headquarters of the Front received an order from the Chief of General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces Army Gen. Antonov to arrange for the transportation of POWs to Dalian by railway rather than by air. Apparently, this was done to rule out unauthorized landings like that of B-29. Besides, railway was also safer.

    However, the U.S. headquarters under the command of Gen. MacArthur insisted on doing it his way and to stage a show of force for the Russians. It may be that one of the aims was to "punish the Reds" for seizing the port of Dalian and Port Arthur ahead of the Americans, even though both ports had earlier been assigned to our "zone of influence." On September 2, two American cruisers arrived at Dalian, and on September 4, four aircraft carriers and six destroyers approached Port Arthur. There appeared about 300 planes with U.S. identification in the air above Port Arthur and Dalian. The commander of a destroyer, Captain Woods, joked later that this had been a mission of solidarity, while the planes taking off from aircraft carriers had saluted the Red Army. But the situation was far from simple, as participants in these events recalled. It was quite a test for the nerves.

    But after a reciprocal exchange of "greetings" with the Soviet command, the U.S. squadron had to leave the area on September 5. Three days later, on September 8, another two destroyers emerged in Dalian, but this time they were protecting a hospital ship onto which former POWs were being delivered. As Vice Admiral Frolov, Chief of Staff of the Pacific Fleet reported to his superiors, once again "the Americans were being impudent, tried to barge into all meetings, and stuck their noses into everything."

    On September 20, the Chief of Staff of the High Command of Soviet forces in the Far East, Col.-Gen. Ivanov reported about the completion of the repatriation of Allied POWs released by the Red Army from the Japanese captivity in Manchuria and Korea. A total of 1,651 people were repatriated from the Mukden camp, and 352 from a camp in Kanko (Korea). This is how the former Allied POWs eventually went home.

    RIA Novosti: Today we publish lists of officers and men released from the Japanese captivity by Soviet troops in Manchuria. We hope some of these former POWs are still alive, and that they or their families remember those memorable days. We will be very grateful for a response to this publication, and for memories of those days. Maybe, miraculously, the liberators and the liberated will meet again sixty years after the war.

    To: Chief of Staff of the Commander of Soviet Forces in the Far East

    Copy: Chief of General Staff of the Red Army

    Hereby I report:

    In early September 1945, the units of the 88th Infantry Corps of the 25th Army operating in Korea, released from the Japanese camps the following POWs - 352 former servicemen and subjects of Britain and Austria*, including four Scots, four Americans, six Brazilians, 46 Austrians, and 292 Britons.

    A list of POWs released from the camps is enclosed.

    The original lists in Russian and English are kept at the headquarters of the 25th Army, and the headquarters of the First Far Eastern Front.

    *Mistake in the original; read Australia.

    Chief of Staff of the First Far Eastern Front Lt.-Gen. Krutikov

    Head of the Operations Department of the First Far Eastern Front Maj.-Gen. Semenov (signature)

    September 14, 1945

    Central Archives of Defense Ministry

    Fond (Collection) 234, Opis (finding aid) 3213, Delo (file) 524, LL. (pp.) 1

    Lists of Japanese POWs released in Manchuria in the August of 1945:

    Nominal Roll Australian Personnel

    Name

    Regiment

    Rank.No

    Place of destination

    Trade or occupations

    Mill R.

    A.I.F. Pay Corps

    Lieutenant VX 1965H

    Melbourne Victoria, Australia

    Accountant Secretary

    Woodward W.J.

    H.Q. 8 div A.I.F. Ordinance corps

    Warrant officer class I hx 58655

    31, Pittstreet, Redfern N.S.W. Australia

    Commercial traveller

    Fathers E.A.

    Signals 8 div A.I.F.

    WX 6867 sergeant

    Bunyip Victoria Australia

    Accountant

    Boys M.G.

    Australian army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    QX 19253 Sergeant

    Brisbane queensland Australian

    Clerk

    Payke W.E.

    2/19 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 67851 Sergeant

    Coolamon N.S.W. Australia

    Bank teller

    Cuttell J.T.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    NX 5685 Sergeant

    Cobar N.S.W. Australia

    Accountant

    Wilkinson V.D.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    Vx 68559 Corporal

    Melbourne Victoria, Australia

    Shipping clerk

    Litchfield R.C.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    NX 43326 Corporal

    Sydney, N.S.W. Australia

    Accountant

    Machboub V.M.

    2/18 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 31539 Corporal

    Sydney, N.S.W. Australia

    Postal clerk

    Chute J.J.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    VX 58456 Corporal

    North Carlton Victoria Australia

    Station master

    Carey H.D.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    NX 42614 Corporal

    Bowen Queens land, Australia

    Clerk

    Maulgrew B.J.

    Clang-Lah, east via colac Victoria Australia

    VX 36973 Corporal

    Audit section, pay corps. Admin. H.Q. A.I.F.

    Accountant+station master

    Harrison E.S.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    WX 17578 Corporal

    Mioland Junction, West Australia

    Accountant

    Frazer W.A.

    Australian Army Pay Corps A.I.F.

    NX 71747 Corporal

    West Wyalong N.S.W. Australia

    Court clerk

    Gray C.W.

    2/4th machine gun Battalian A.I.F.

    WX 10378 Corporal

    Ravensthorpe, West Australia

    Gold Miner

    Allcock D.T.

    8th div. field cash office A.I.F.

    NX 587 Corporal

    Sunnyside Meroo Meadow, via Howra N.S.W. Australia

    Farmer

    Theeler J.D.

    Australian command paycorps

    NX 42714 Corporal

    North Sydney N.S.W. Australia

    Clerk

    Farley C.R.

    Audit section admin HQs A.I.F.

    WX 10068 Corporal

    Lerth west Australia

    Clerk

    Johnstone A.

    Audit section admin HQs A.I.F.

    NX 20572 Corporal

    Yass N.S.W. Australia

    Clerk

    McLean R.J.

    2/20 Battalian A.I.F.

    Nx 32264 Corporal

    West Maitland N.S.W. Australia

    Clerk

    Goodwin K.M.

    2/18 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 25694 Private

    Goodidwind Queensland Australia

    Dairy farmer

    Gorper L.

    A.I.F. 2/9 Field Ambulance

    VX 33061 Private

    Australia

    Farmer

    Flower B.D.

    Army ordinance corps A.I.F.

    NX 29252 Private

    Murrumburrah, N.S.W. Australia

    Fitter turner

    Edwards N.P.

    2/3 motor Ambulance convoy A.I.F.

    NX 69565 Private

    Sydney, Australia

    Farmer

    Guest J.

    4 reserve M.T. A.I.F.

    VX 60383 Private

    Brisbane Queensland, Australia

    Banker

    Keatch S.

    2/3 motor ambulance convoy A.I.F.

    NX 69565 Private

    Sydney, Australia

    Carpenter

    Flack G.A.S.

    4 Reserve M.T. A.I.F.

    Vx 60383 Private

    Ballan Victoria Australia

    Banker

    Freeman L.D.

    2/10 Field Park Co A.A.O.C. A.I.F.

    VX 62995 Private

    Arrarat Victoria Australia

    Concrete Worker

    Kaufmann C.R.

    2/19 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 43412 Private

    Canterbury N.S.W.

    Australia

    Motor transport driver

    Clorke A.

    4 Reserve M.T. A.I.F.

    WX 10945 Private

    CUE, West Australia

    Coal mine efficiency agent

    Perry C.W.

    Water Patrol Coy A.A.S.C. A.I.F.

    NX 29591 Private

    Strathfield

    N.S.W. Australia

    Merchant

    Thorburn C.L.

    2/18 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 33499 Private

    Manley N.S.W. Australia

    Stock auctioner’s clerk

    Ricketts D.

    2/128 Battalian A.I.F.

    NX 58924 Private

    Drummoyne N.S.W. Australia

    Carpenter& joiner

    Taylor J.A.

    2/4 Machine gun battalian A.I.F.

    WX 4986 Private

    Green bushes, West Australia

    Butcher

    Carmody D.P.

    2/3 Motor Ambulance Convoy A.I.F.

    VX 45218 Private

    Fitzroy Victoria Australia

    Baker

    Donaldson

    85 L.A.D. Ordinance corps att. 4 anti-tank rest. A.I.F.

    VX 39253 Private

    Claremont, West Australia

    Oxy-acetyline welder car assembler

    Hannes K.A.

    2/3 Motor ambulance convoy A.I.F.

    NX 72981 Private

    Vega N.S.W. Australia

    Mixed farmer

    Meadowhell I.A.

    8th div. signal corps A.I.F.

    NX 44576 Private

    Temore N.S.W. Australia

    Salesman

    Roots S.E.

    2/4 machine gun Battalian A.I.F.

    WX 15893 Private

    Albany,

    West Australia

    Truck driver

    Dayle F.M.

    2 Australian service corp A.I.F.

    NX 56278 Private

    East Sydney, Australia

    Storeman packer

    Gimbert

    8 division signals A.I.F.

    NX 858 Private

    Newcastle N.S.W. Austrralia

    Dairy farmer

    Woolmer A.D.

    2/20 Battalian 8 division A.I.F.

    WX 52083 Private

    Albury N.S.W. Australia

    Hairdresser

    Carr A.G.

    8 division signals A.I.F.

    VX 56746 Private

    Melbourne, Victoria Australia

    Boiler man

    Charpel H.

    2/10 Ordinance Field park A.I.F.

    VX 63515 Private

    Geelong, Australia

    Butcher

    McKey R.

    2/2 motor ambulance convoy A.I.F.

    VX 20847 Private

    Melbourne, Australia

    Farmer

     

       British Personnel

    Stubbs, D.W.

    Royal Artillery

    Bombardier 940634

    Hoxworth, Nottingham, England

    Engineer

    Robinson M.

    Royal Artillery

    Bdr 814592

    Halifax, Yorkshire, England

    Woolen worker

    Spokes S.F.

    Royal Artillery

    Bombardier 940686

    Warwickshire, England

    Shop assistant

    Coppard E.

    Royal Engineers

    Corporal 1874260

    Pontypridd, Glamorgan

    Driver

    Lerman M.

    Royal Artillery

    Corporal 918076

    Bradford, England

    Wool merchant

    Petry G.

    Royal Artillery

    Corporal 908647

    London, England

    Clerk

    Williamson T.

    Royal Engineers

    Corporal 1873113

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Clerk

    Culston T.

    Royal Engineers

    Corporal 1840491

    Buckinghamshire, England

    Clerk

    Love N.

    Royal Army Medical corps

    Corporal 7261265

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Joiner

    Poole T.

    Royal Artillery

    Corporal 825661

    Halifax, England

    Motor mechanic

    Thompson M.

    Loyal Reg.

    Corporal 4638667

    Blackburn, England

    Soldier

    Greenlees J.

    Loyal Reg

    Corporal 3856219

    Bolton, England

    Clerk

    Puffy J.E.

    Loyal Reg

    Corp 3855439

    Horwich, England

    Soldier

    Smith F.

    Loyal Reg

    Corp. 3854849

    Manchester, England

    Mechanic

    Fuller, Arnold Edwin

    Royal Engineers

    Lance corporal 1874308

    England

    Bricklayer (army) 5 years

    Ward Leslie Alfred

    122 No. Field regiment Royal Artillery

    Lance corporal 940694

    Wellingborough, Northants, England

    Shoe operator

    Gamble, John Rushforth

    278/122 No. Field regiment, Royal Artillery

    Lance corporal 912677

    Elland, Yorkshire, England

    Textile student, 1.5 years

    Knox Harold Clark

    Royal Army Medical corps

    Lance corporal 7532000

    England

    Gas works, shift foreman

    Usher, Walter

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Lance corporal 940722

    Scunthorpe, England

    Bricklayer

    Wiggins Christopher

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Lance corporal 908014

    Reynsham, Bristol, England

    Engineer+surveyor

    Nobreer Patrick

    Royal engineers

    Lance corporal 1873336

    England

    Painter+signwriter

    Riley, Arthur

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 981809

    Halifax, England

    Dairymaw

    Sidle, Wilfred

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 922312

    Folkstone, Kent, England

    Transport+bus driver

    Dale, Harry

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 903800

    Brighouse, Yorks, England

    Postman

    Holroyd, Leonard

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private, 920808

    Liversedge, Yorks, England

    Wire worker

    Wire, Jack

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 980049

    Dymchorch, Kent, England

    Public works employee

    Fountain, Joseph

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 940695

    Rushden, Northants, England

    Shoe operative

    Gibbs, Harold

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 954732

    Coventry, England

    (unreadable)

    Grant, Raymond

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 975368

    Knightcote, Oxfordshire, England

    Transport driver

    Lodge, George

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 973360

    Bradford, Yorks, England

    Railway clerk

    Smith, Reginald Thomas

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 969834

    Portsmooth, England

    Nurseryman and gardener

    Farmer, Frederick George

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 986432

    Mansfield, Notts. England

    Outfitter’s salesman

    Worth, John Edwin

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 940674

    Wellingborough, Northants, England

    Tailor’s cutter

    Tester, Leonard

    122 No. Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

    Private 986408

    Leicester, England

    Milk salesman

    Farmers R.

    R.A.[1]

    L/Cpl[2] 953297

    Portsmouth, England

    Mechanic

    Reid F.W.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 943269

    Burton on Trent, England

    Brewers’ labourer

    Lee H.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 909378

    Halifax, England

    Engine tenter

    Walton F.

    R.A.

    L/CplV 963941

    Etton beverley, England

    Farmer

    Bairo A.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl t/85453

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Truck driver

    Kelly F.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 909406

    Sowerby Bridge, England

    Card dresser

    Pickles F.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 912672

    Halifax, England

    Salesman

    Chatpelle F.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 940631

    Leicester, England

    Railway clerk

    Howe A.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 940632

    Mansfield, England

    Bus conductor

    Lynch J.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 802925

    Mountain Ash, Wales

    Concrete worker

    Dehrnley G.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 915552

    Shipley, England

    Wool salesman

    Ashley W.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 913133

    Wigan, England

    Hairdresser

    Smith J.H.

    R.E.[3]

    L/Cpl 1867039

    Gosport, England

    Carpenter

    Lowe V.T.R.

    R.E.

    L/Cpl 1869562

    Gosport, England

    Carpenter

    Grimes R.

    R.E.

    L/Cpl 1871475

    Yarmouth, England

    Electrician

    Waro J.

    R.A.

    L/Cpl 981791

    Lupsett, England

    Boot depairer

    Baines, F.

    R.E.

    L/Cpl 1872198

    Worksop, England

    Fitter

    Roscarlo F.

    R.E.

    L/Cpl 1872363

    Wadebridge, England

    Electrician

    Kirby H.W.

    R.E.

    L/Cpl 1872748

    Mansfield, England

    Farmer

    Darnton F.

    R.A.D.C.

    L/Cpl 7630702

    Scarborough England

    Provision manager

    Hunt C.T.

    R.E.

     PTE[4] 1871600

    Birmingham England

    Engine assembler

    Cheshire D.L.

    R.A.

    PTE 843373

    Birmingham England

    Motor driver

    Whimhee A.

    R.A.

    PTE 940679

    Semilong, England

    Dairy worker

    Mickleborough E.

    R.A.

    PTE 1627859

    LeytonstoneLondon, England

    Solicitors’ clerk

    Samuel L.L.

    R.E.

    PTE 1973419

    Llanelly, Wales

    Soldier

    Beale S.W.

    R.A.

    PTE 1601418

    Clapton, London, England

    Monotype printer

    Bladon E.V.

    R.E.

    PTE 1875455

    Blackforos staffs, England

    Coal miner

    Canning A.

    R.E.

    PTE 1877147

    Wakefield England

    Stainer

    Mitchell L.

    R.A.S.C.[5]

    PTE 245723

    Mytholmroyd, England

    Greengrocers ass.

    Costello J.

    R.A.

    PTE 912680

    Halifax, England

    Municioal transport worker

    Gimms R.

    R.A.

    PTE 832144

    Cardiff, England

    Chrome polisher

    Smith S.

    R.A.

    PTE 885048

    Staveley, England

    Chocolate boiler

    Rodger T.

    R.A.

    PTE 940669

    Sudbury, England

    Foundry worker

    Clarke E.

    R.E.

    PTE 2194486

    Dorchester, England

    Iron moulder

    Roger L.

    R.E.

    PTE 841589

    Stratford, England

    Driver

    Bumm L.

    Loyal Regt.

    PTE 3854781

    Bedford, England

    Machinist

    Seates R.

    R.E.

    PTE 1877048

    Bristol, England

    Optician

    Reggs R.

    R.E.

    PTE 1872578

    LeytonstoneEngland

    Labourer

    Dull S.

    R.E.

    PTE 1872335

    Southerly Norfolk, England

    Driver&fitter

    Cousins T.

    R.E.

    PTE 1871083

    England

    Fitter

    Nelson H.

    R.A.

    PTE 918642

    Gomersal, England

    Warehouseman

    Arrandale K.

    R.A.

    PTE 911416

    Halifax, England

    Pastrycook

    Jacobs B.I.

    R.A.

    PTE 940735

    Stamford, England

    Tailor

    Cooper H.

    R.A.

    PTE 963795

    Dewsbury, England

    Painter

    Weston T.

    R.A.S.C.

    PTE 220421

    BirminghamEngland

    Driver

    Cuy W.

    R.A.

    PTE 832232

    Halifax, England

    Guarry man

    Hindle T.N.

    R.A.

    PTE 911413

    Halifax, England

    Textila worker

    Carter N.

    R.A.

    PTE  883530

    York, England

    Dyers labourer

    Swann R.

    R.A.

    PTE 981811

    Weston Super Mage, England

    Gardener

    Could R.

    R.A.

    PTE 948693

    Manchester,England

    Newsagent

    Taylor T.

    R.A.

    PTE 981136

    Halifax, England

    Fancy good salesman

    Fox D.

    R.A.

    PTE 925455

    Leicester, England

    Bus driver

    Arnold C.

    R.A.

    PTE 943267

    York, England

    Hosiery hand

    Bisham S.

    R.A.

    PTE981772

    York, England

    Bus driver

    Weldon R.

    R.A.

    PTE 967354

    Boston, England

    Garage hand

    Butler T.

    R.A.

    PTE 940701

    Belvedere rent, England

    Rgocer

    Warrener T.F.

    R.A.

    PTE 1412323

    Halifax, England

    Builder

    Carter T.

    R.A.

    PTE 872416

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Dock labourer

    Jackson Ronald

    122 A.F.R. R.A.[6]

    PTE 908715

    Yorkshire, England

    Textile worker

    Cockroft Albert Grenville

    122 A.F.R. R.A

    PTE 963729

    Yorkshire, England

    Butcher+grocer

    Ryder Lawrence

    122 A.F.R. R.A

    PTE 963902

    Yorkshire,  England

    Wollen spinner

    Joseph Sydney

    R.A.S.C.

    PTE 184017

    Montgomeryshire. Nth. Wales

    Butcher

    Mackenzie Robert

    Army Catering Corps.

    PTE 1063150

    Nairshire, Scotland

    Baker

    Litenstone Leonard Jack

    Royal Army Ordinance Corps.

    PTE 13035836

    London, No.16 England

    Clerk

    Jackson Brooke

    R.A.

    PTE 921586

    Wombwell, Gernsley England

    Mule piecener

    Breeze Walter James

    Royal Army Ordinance Corps

    PTE 10534251

    BirminghamEngland

    Newspaper reviser

    Bartlet, Robert Henry

    Royal Army Ordinance Corps

    PTE 10536481

    Deptfprd, London England

    General clerk

    Madren John

    R.E.

    PTE 861840

    Southern England

    Floor y wall tiler

    Raven, Donald

    R.A.

    PTE 904814

    Halifax, England

    Smallwire tinner

    Cooper Douglas

    R.A.

    PTE 963794

    ScarboroughEngland

    Sorting clerk

    Dolan John

    R.A.

    PTE 4686262

    Halifax, England

    French drawer

    Schofield Donald

    R.A.

    PTE 964331

    Bradford, England

    Motor driver

    Hughes Albert

    R.A.M.C.[7]

    PTE 6144899

    ShrewsburyEngland

    Male nurse

    Tuplin Robert

    R.A.M.C.

    PTE 7374333

    Wadworth, England

    Farmer

    Wilson Hubert

    R.A.M.C.

    PTE 7532550

    England

    Clerk

    Bell Owen

    R.A.

    PTE 909376

    Halifax, England

    Quarryman

    Clifton George

    R.E.

    PTE 1877181

    Scarliffe, England

    Moulder

    Cooper Reginald

    R.E.

    PTE 1877158

    Salisbury, England

    Concreter

    Tallent James

    R.E.

    PTE 2040936

    Stafford, England

    Bricklayer

    Meers Wilfred

    R.A.

    PTE 919867

    Bradford, England

    Woolcomber

    Field E.E.

    R.A.

    PTE 935200

    London, England

    Leadworker

    Webster Frank

    R.A.

    PTE 949658

    Derby, England

    Grocer

    Carnacle R.P.

    R.A.

    PTE 987648

    Rugby, England

    Driver

    Peel R.M.

    R.A.

    PTE 912433

    Bradford, England

    Driver

    Marshall Kenneth

    R.A.

    PTE 963861

    Hull, England

    Draughtsman

    Wood Henry

    R.A.

    PTE 926723

    Bradford, England

    Printer

    Pearson Leslie

    R.A.

    PTE 975293

    London, England

    Lorry driver

    McCallon J.

    R.A.O.C.[8]

    PTE 7655093

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Papermaker

    Apps Lionel

    R.A.O.C.

    PTE 10538005

    Isleworth, England

    Stock clerk

    Anderson Peter

    R.A.

    PTE 6396533

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Soldier

    Sagar L.E.

    R.A.

    PTE 963903

    Bradford, England

    Post office clerk

    Sykes Stanley

    R.A.

    PTE 984442

    Huddersfield, England

    Woolen weaver

    Wood James

    R.C.S.

    PTE 2326945

    Saltborn, England

    Soldier

    Hutchinson John

    R.A.

    PTE 2578729

    Liverpool, England

    Cellulose sprayer

    Westbury Alfred

    R.A.

    PTE 940655

    Derbyshire, England

    Painter

    Hirst Walter

    R.A.

    PTE 963837

    Halifax, England

    Carpetweaver

     

    Central Archives of Defense Ministry

    Fond (Collection) 234, Opis (finding aid) 3213, Delo (file) 524, LL. (pp.) 1-64



    [1] It means “Royal Artillery”.

    [2] It means “Lance corporal”.

    [3] Royal Engineers.

    [4] Private.

    [5] Royal Army Service Corps.

    [6] Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.

    [7] Royal Army Medical Corps. 

    [8] Royal Army Ordinary Corps.

     

     

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