Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/5/2009

‘Great Escape’ gardener, 97, dies

One of the last surviving prisoners of war (PoW) from Stalag Luft III, the focus of the 1963 film The Great Escape, has died in Scotland.

Alex Lees, 97, and born in Manchester, had been the gardener in the famous PoW camp in Germany during World War II. for more click here

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