Oflag 9A, Spangenberg, Germany
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Lieutenant William Clibborn, 2 Troop, took part in Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He embarked on Motor Launch ML 447 and was wounded during the raid and taken prisoner. He was imprisoned at Oflag 9A/H at Spangenberg. Germany.
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/3 and 417/8.
St Nazaire Society website.
Lieutenant Howell Hopwood, 5 Troop, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the raid on St. Nazaire on the night of 27/28th March, 1942. Embarking on board HMS Campbeltown he was captured after the raid and imprisoned at Oflag 9A/Z Rotenberg Germany and Oflag 9A/H Spangenberg Germany.
Captain Robert Montgomery, along with Captain William Pritchard RE [more....], had been instrumental in the initial planning and training of the demolition teams for the St Nazaire raid. Captain Montgomery was in charge of the demolition teams on board HMS Campbeltown .
Taken prisoner after the raid and detained at Oflag 09A at Spangenberg kei Kassel, Germany .
He was taken prisoner and later transported to Oflag 9A/H at Spangenberg bei Kassel, Germany .
- 26 June 1979 conferred with the honour of knighthood .
- 1989 appointed Vice President of the Commando Association .
London Gazette 37162, page 3493.
 St Nazaire Society.
- He was transported to Germany and imprisoned at Oflag O9/AH at Spangenberg .
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