2718617 James CASEY, 1 Irish Guards

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    2718617 James CASEY, 1 Irish Guards

    WO 344-57-1


    PART I
    General Questionnaire for British Ex-Prisoners of War

    1. No.: 2718617
    Rank: Guardsman
    Surname: CASEY
    Christian Names: James
    Decorations: Africa Star

    2. Unit (Army): 1st Battalion IRISH GUARDS
    3. Division (Army): -

    4. Date of Birth: 9 September 1917
    5. Date of Enlistment: 10 October 1936
    6. Civilian Trade: Nil
    7. Private Address: Ardnanagh, Roscommon, Eire

    8. Place of Capture: Italy
    Date of Capture: 22 February 1944

    9. Were you Wounded when Captured: No

    10. Main Camps or Hospitals in which imprisoned
    Camp No. Location From & To
    Stalag VIIA Moosburg June 1944 - September 1944
    Oflag VII Eistadt September 1944 - April 1945

    11. Were you in a Working Camp?
    No
    Location From & To Nature of Work
    -

    12. Did you suffer from any Serious Illnesses while a P/W?:
    No
    Nature of Illness Cause Duration
    -

    Did you receive adequate Medical Treatment?:
    -


    PART II

    2. Lectures before Capture
    (State where, when and by whom)
    (a) Were you lectured in your unit on how to behave in the event of capture?:
    I had no lectures
    (b) Were you lectured on escape and evasion?:
    No

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

    4. Escapes attempted.
    Did you make any attempted or party successful escapes?
    (Give details of each attempt separately, stating where, when, method employed, names of your companions, where and when captured and by whom. Were you physically fit? What happened to our companions?)

    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?
    No
    (Give details, places and dates).
    -

    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 against other Allied PoWS?
    -
    (Give details, names of person(s) concerned, camp(s), dates and nature of collaboration or help given to enemy).
    -

    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.
    -

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


    SECURITY UNDERTAKING.
    I fully realised that all information relating to 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 of Signature: 12 May 1945
     
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    Army Number: 2718617
    Rank: Guardsman
    Name: J CASEY
    Unit: 1 Irish Guards
    GSM & Clasp: GSM, Palestine Clasp 1936 - 1939
    TNA Reference: WO 100/503
     
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    Army Number: 2718617
    Rank: Guardsman
    Name: James CASEY
    Unit: 1 Irish Guards
    Theatre:
    POW Number: 130416
    Date of Capture: 22/02/1944
    Place of Capture:
    Camp: Oflag VIIB
    TNA Reference: WO 344-57-1

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    Army Number: 2718617
    Rank: Guardsman
    Name: J CASEY
    Unit: 1 Company, 1 Irish Guards
    Theatre: Italy
    Missing Personnel file: 1st Battalion IRISH GUARDS - Italy, Missing Personnel file
    TNA Reference: WO 361/784
    Notes: Date of Payment 14 January 1944, 400 Local Currency ;
    Date of Payment 8 February 1944, 74 Lire, Local Currency ;
    Missing 22 February 1944

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