2719900 Guardsman John Roland MULLIN, 2 Irish Guards: POW

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    WO 344-228-2

    PART I
    General Questionnaire for British Ex-Prisoners of War

    1. No.: 2719900
    Rank: Guardsman
    Surname: MULLIN
    Christian Names: John Roland
    Decorations: -

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

    4. Date of Birth: 27 Dec 1916
    5. Date of Enlistment: 10 Jan 1940
    6. Civilian Trade: Hairdresser
    7. Private Address: 65 Bengel Street, Hall Lane, Liverpool 7

    8. Place of Capture: Boulogne, FRANCE
    Date of Capture: 25 May 1940

    9. Were you Wounded when Captured: No

    10. Main Camps or Hospitals in which imprisoned
    Camp No. Location From & To
    Stalag XXIB Posen Germany
    Stalag VIIIB Lamsdorf Germany
    Stalag VIIIA Gorlitz Germany
    Stalag 4C Brux Germany

    11. Were you in a Working Camp?
    Location From & To Nature of Work
    Posen Germany June 1940 - May 1941 Labourer
    Brieg Germany May 1941 - Jul 1941
    Waldenburg July 1941 - March 1945
    Brux Germany April 1945 - May 1945

    12. Did you suffer from any Serious Illnesses while a P/W?:
    Nature of Illness Cause Duration

    Did you receive adequate Medical Treatment?:


    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?:
    (b) Were you lectured on escape and evasion?:

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

    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?
    (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?

    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: 15 May 1945
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    Army Number: 2719900
    Rank: Guardsman
    Name: John Roland MULLIN
    Unit: 2 Irish Guards
    Theatre: France 1940
    POW Number: 818
    Date of Capture: 25/05/1940
    Place of Capture: Boulogne
    Camp: Stalag VIIIA
    TNA Reference: WO 344-228-2



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