Stalag 8C, Sagan, Poland

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ATKIN, Ernest

Lance Corporal
No 7 Commando
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Lance Corporal Ernest Atkin was reported missing in April 1941 during operations in Cyrenaica (Bardia Raid), later found to be a prisoner of war. Post war member of the Commando Association last known residing Hull.


40RM Commando
Royal Marines
First name possibly Holford.*

RM Prisoners of War / National Archives file ADM201/111 (M&MN) and WO392/7 (Stalag 8C). 
* German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/95/414 (Closed until Jan. 2023).

FURNIVAL, William Roy McGarry

52ME Commando
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Sergeant William Roy McGarry Furnival was reported missing and later a prisoner of war 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete. Post war member of the Commando Association from Hampshire.
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/27 and WO417/30. 
[2] Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1 and WO392/11.

GALERA, Enrique

50ME Commando
Queen's Royal Regiment
Corporal Enrique Galera, a Spanish volunteer attached to 'D' Bn. Layforce, was reported missing in Crete on 2 June 1941, later found to be a prisoner of war.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives files WO417/28 and WO417/34.
Prisoners of War Lists, Second World War, 1943-1945. / National Archives file WO392/10 and 20 (Stalag 8C).

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