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Private James, Foch (Jimmy) McIlroy
Forename(s) and initial(s):James, Foch (Jimmy)
Place of birth:New Zealand
Date of birth:13/12/1918
Rank when captured:
Place of capture:Crete
Date of capture:1/6/1941
Data sourcesThe National Archives (UK)Other Sources (WO416 records transcribed by and held at the UK National Archives. Data processed and prepared by Rick Catt and Brian Cooper + Relative's report)
‘Jimmy’ worked in the forest. He passed away on the 19-07-1993. He completed the Long March and flew back from there in the bomb bay of a Lancaster bomber.
The New Zealand Defence Force covering letter to his military records:
and his record held by the ICRC
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