|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||2 Image/s captured|
|Place made||Poland: Kattowitz|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copy provided for personal non-commercial use|
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Wallet 1 of 1 - Court martial charge against William Ernest Bennett, 1943
Collection relating to the Second World War service of WX1649 Private William Ernest Bennett, 2/11 Infantry Battalion, Poland, 1943.
Wallet 1 of 1 - Typescript copy in English translation of the Statement of Charge against William Ernest Bennett, POW number 24890, Stalag VIII-B Lamsdorf, 1943. The charge is that that Bennett, while working in an Army Supplies Depot bakery, stole a loaf of bread and gave it to a Soviet Prisoner of War. The verso has handwritten notes of unknown provenance.
Bennett was sentenced to six weeks in solitary confinement.