BRANSCOMBE, Leslie

Rank: 
Gunner
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
1525627
P.O.W. number: 
153937
Born: 
Saturday, January 25, 1919
Birthplace: 
Birkenhead

Gunner Leslie Branscombe was reported missing in North Africa on 26 February 1943 (Battle of Steamroller Farm at El Arousa, Tunisia), later found to be a prisoner of war initially in Italy before being transported to Austria.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/60.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1,  WO392/11 and WO392/21.
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/40/141.
 

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