Wallet 1 of 1 - Court martial charge against William Ernest Bennett, 1943

Accession Number AWM2020.22.222
Collection number 3DRL/3257
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 2 Image/s captured
Maker German Army
Place made Poland: Kattowitz
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

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.