Bennett, William E (POW, Stalag Viiib, Damsdorf b.1920)

Accession Number 3DRL/3257
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Papers
Maker Bennett, William E
German Army
Place made Poland: Kattowitz
Date made 1943
Access Open
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Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Collection relating to the Second World War service of WX1649 Private William Ernest Bennett, 2/11 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. Bennett was sentenced to six weeks in solitary confinement.