2321228 Driver Thomas F WOZENCROFT, Royal Corps of Signals attd 22 Guards Brigade: POW

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    Date of Enlistment: 1 Jan 1931
    Army Number: 2321228
    Rank: Driver
    Name: Thomas F WOZENCROFT
    Unit: Royal Corps of Signals

    Date of Birth: 19 Oct 1906
    Place of Birth: Worcester

    POW Number: 34593
    Date of Capture: 21 May 1942
    Place of Capture: Tobruk
     
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    Name: Thomas [F] Wozencroft . Date of Birth: 19/09/1906 . Place of Birth: Worcester .... | The National Archives
    Reference: WO 416/402/58
    Name: Thomas [F] Wozencroft.
    Date of Birth: 19/09/1906.
    Place of Birth: Worcester.
    Service: [British Army].
    Rank: [Driver].
    Regiment/Unit/Squadron: [Royal Corps of Signals].
    Service Number: 2321228.
    Date of Capture: 21/06/1942.
    Theatre of Capture: Libya.
    Camp Name/Number: Stalag VIIIB Lamsdorf.
    PoW number: 34593.
    Date of Death: [unspecified].
    Number of Photographs: 1.
    Number of Fingerprints: 1.
    Number of X-rays: 0.
    Number of Cards: 1.
    Date: [1939-1945]
     
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    PART I.
    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE FOR BRITISH/AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR.

    1. No.
    2321228
    RANK - DRIVER
    SURNAME - WOZENCROFT
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - THOMAS
    DECORATIONS - PALESTINE, AFRICA STAR

    2. UNIT (ARMY) -
    R. SIGNALS UNIT 22nd GUARDS BDE

    3. DIVISION (ARMY) -

    4. DATE OF BIRTH -
    19/10/06

    5. DATE OF ENLISTMENT -
    1/1/31

    6. CIVILIAN TRADE OR PROFESSION -

    7. PRIVATE ADDRESS -
    27 MYRTLE AVENUE, PORTCHESTER, FAREHAM, HANTS.

    8. PLACE AND DATE OF ORIGINAL CAPTURE -
    21/5/42 AFRICA TOBRUK

    9. WERE YOU WOUNDED WHEN CAPTURED? -
    NO

    10. MAIN CAMPS OR HOSPITALS IN WHICH IMPRISONED
    Camp No. / Location / From / Till

    ITALIA 76 SALAMOA [? CAMPO PG 78 SULMONA] 8/8/42 - 8/9/43
    GERMANY LAMSDORF [STALAG VIIIB] 1/10/43 - 8/5/45
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    11. WERE YOU IN A WORKING CAMP?
    Location / From/ Till / Nature of Work

    GERMANY E749 M. TRUBEU [MAHR TRUBAU E391; PEISKRETSCHAM E749] JAN 19/1944 - MAY 8/1945 LABOURER
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    12. DID YOU SUFFER FROM ANY SERIOUS ILLNESSES WHILE A P/W?
    Nature of Illness / Cause / Duration

    NO
    12 b. DID YOU RECEIVE ADEQUATE MEDICAL TREATMENT?
    NO


    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE PART II TOP SECRET

    1. No.
    2321228
    RANK - DRIVER
    SURNAME - WOZENCROFT
    CHRISTIAN NAMES - THOMAS


    2. LECTURES before Capture:
    ( a ) Were you lectured in your unit on how to behave the event of capture? (State where, when and by whom).

    NO
    ( b ) Were you lectured on escape and evasion? (State where, when and by whom.
    NO

    3. INTERROGATION after capture:
    Were you specially interrogated by the enemy? (State where, when and methods employed by enemy).

    NIL

    4. ESCAPES attempted:
    Did yo make any attempted or partly successful escapes? (Give details of each attempt accurately, stating where, when, method employed, names of your companions, wherein when recaptured and by whom. Were you physically fit? What happened to your companions?)

    NO

    5. SABOTAGE
    Did you do any sabotage or destruction of enemy factory plant, war material, communications, etc, when employed on working-parties or during escape? (Give details, places and dates.)

    NO

    6. COLLABORATION with enemy:
    Do you know of any British or American personnel who collaborated with the enemy or in any way helped the enemy agains other Allied Prisoners of War? (Give details, names of persons concerned, camps, dates and nature of collaboration or help given to enemy).

    NO

    7. WAR CRIMES
    If you have any information or evidence of bad treatment by the enemy to yourself or to others, or knowledge of any enemy violation of Geneva Convention you should ask for a copy of "Form Q" on which to make your statement.
    (NOTE: Form Q is a separate form inviting information on "War Crimes" and describes the kind of offences coning under this title.)



    GENERAL QUESTIONNAIRE PART II TOP SECRET
    (continued)

    8. Have you any other matter of any kind you wish to bring to notice?

    NO


    SECURITY UNDERTAKING
    I fully realise that all information relating the matters covered by the questions in Part II. are of a highly secret and official nature.

    I have had explained to me and fully understand that under Defence Regulations or U.S.A.R. 380-5 I am forbidden to publish or communicate any information concerning these matters.

    Date
    20/5/45
    Signature Wozencroft T.
     
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