Camp PG 53, Sforzacosta, Macerata, Italy

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BOGLE, James

Known as: 
Jim
James Bogle 11 Commando
Private
2888381
No 11 Commando
Gordon Highlanders

Private James Bogle was reported missing 24 November 1941 after Operation Flipper, the raid on Rommel's HQ, later found to be a prisoner of war. After his release in 1945 he served two years in Germany in the Scottish Rifles*.

BUXTON, Leslie, J.

Lance Bombardier
5499823
No 8 Commando
Royal Artillery
Lance Bombardier Leslie Buxton was wounded 12 June 1941 during operations in Libya [1].
  • 18 January 1943 reported missing during operations in Libya later found to be a prisoner of war [2][3].
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/26.

McCLEMENTS, Thomas

Gunner
1470461
Middle East Commando
SAS
Royal Artillery
Gunner Thomas McClements was reported missing 18 January 1943, then confirmed as a prisoner of war in Italian hands. He was later that year reported no longer a prisoner of war, date of escape 12 September 1943.
 
Sources
Royal Artillery Attestation Registers for 1938.

NICOL, Charles

Known as: 
Charlie, Red
Charles Nicol 11 Commando
Acting Sergeant
2873369
No 11 Commando
Gordon Highlanders

Sergeant Charles Nicol was reported missing 24 November 1941 after Operation Flipper, the raid on Rommel's HQ, later found to be a prisoner of war. 

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/35 and WO417/95.
Prisoners of War Records / National Archives files WO392/1, WO392/11, and WO392/21.
[Image] CVA Gallery image of 8 Troop No.11 Commando.

PARSONS, Samuel

Fusilier
4192874
No 1 Commando
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Fusilier Samuel Parsons was wounded 8 November 1942 during operations in North Africa (Operation Torch) [1]
  • 2 March 1943 reported missing during operations in North Africa, later found to be a prisoner of war in Italy [2][2a].
  • 15 September 1943 escaped from Camp PG53, Italy [3].

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