Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/5/2012

Last survivor of The Great Escape prisoner-of-war camp dies, aged 92

A grandfather believed to be the last survivor of The Great Escape prisoner-of-war camp has died aged 92. RAF serviceman Richard Birtle was captured during the trial run for the D-Day landings in Dieppe, France, in August 1942 before being incarcerated in the notorious Stalag III camp. for more click here

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