Royal Welch Fusiliers
Fusilier Samuel Parsons was wounded 8 November 1942 during operations in North Africa (Operation Torch) .
- 2 March 1943 reported missing during operations in North Africa, later found to be a prisoner of war in Italy [2a].
- 15 September 1943 escaped from Camp PG53, Italy .
- October 1943 reported no longer a prisoner of war [3a][b].
- Rejoined No.1 Commando serving in the Far East .
 Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/55.
 Casualty lists / National Archives files WO417/59.
[2a] Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/21.
 Escape Evasion MI9 Report / National Archives file WO208/5400.
[3a] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/67.
[3b] Royal Welch Fusiliers 1939 Enlistment Register Book 15.
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