SHERWIN, Albert Edward George

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Queens Own Royal West Kent
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
6351428
Died : 
Monday, March 12, 1945
Died in service unknown cause
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Private Albert Sherwin, 3 troop, died in Germany whilst a Prisoner of War.  He was taken Prisoner of War after the raid at St Nazaire. He sailed on board HMS Campbeltown to St Nazaire. He was later moved .to a camp near Lamsdorff, Poland originally named Stalag V111 before being renamed in 1943 as Stalag 344

The CWGC database show the following detail for the Cemetery which may explain the circumstances as he was a Prisoner of War.
 
"The great majority of those buried here are airmen shot down over Bavaria, Wurtemberg, Austria, Hessen and Thuringia, brought from their scattered graves by the Army Graves Service. The remainder are men who were killed while escaping from prisoner of war camps in the same areas, or who died towards the end of the War on forced marches from the camps to more remote areas."
 

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