Sergeant Kenneth James West

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From: David West

Sent: Thursday, January 2, 2014 

Kenneth James West. 1379867, Sergeant, Bomber Command, Woodhall Spa.

Stalag VIIIB (344 Lamsdorf), Silesia, Poland.

POW No: 27510.

Survived The Long March by escaping from it and was repatriated by the American Army in July 1945.

Kenneth met his neighbourhood friend in Stalag VIIIB/344 Lamsdorf (both lived in Kings Norton, Birmingham). Vic Halford was a civilian worker (Admin?) who was captured in Tobruk, was a PoW in Italy, then transferred to VIIIB/344’

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