Frederick Fellner, 202 Bty, 51 A/T Reg, RA, Irish POW, died Berlin

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  1. av.eire

    av.eire Junior Member

    doing some research for my mother, her uncle a dublin man fredrick fellner was a royal artillary pow and was killed around dec 1944 near berlin we think. looking for any tips on finding a little more on him where he might be buried and stuff like that:)
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

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  3. BFBSM

    BFBSM Very Senior Member

    From UK, British Army Prisoners of War, 1939-1945 on Ancestry.com
    Name:F. Fellner
    Rank:Serjeant Major
    Army Number:785000
    Regiment:Royal Artillery
    POW Number:18310
    Camp Type:Stalag
    Camp Number:III-A
    Camp Location:Luckenwalde, Brandenburg
    Record Office:Royal Artillery (Field) Record Office, Foots Cray, Sidcup, Kent
    Record Office Number:5

    Information about Stalag III-A can be found here: Stalag 3A - Prisoners of War: WWII

    You should, if you have not already, apply for his military records. Ministry of Defence | About Defence | What we do | Personnel | Service Records | Making a Request for Information held on the Personnel Records of Deceased Service Personnel

    Also a visit to The National Archives may yield some information, check out this leaflet before doing any research there it may help, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/2jan2005.pdf.


    Mark
     
  4. DaveB

    DaveB Very Senior Member

    He picked up a MiD along the way (for his conduct as a POW ?)

    SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 28 JUNE, 1945

    War Office, 28th June, 1945

    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve posthumous awards of Mentions-in-Despatches to the following in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in. the field:

    Royal Regiment of Artillery.

    785000 Gnr. F. FELLNER.


    Indian Army.

    2 Punjab R.

    1132 Hav. MODH KHAN.
     
  5. av.eire

    av.eire Junior Member

    Many thanks to all for ur help very much appreciated
     
  6. av.eire

    av.eire Junior Member

    hi:) im only new to this site but hav got great info on my great uncle his name was frederick fellner,his dad came from austria and married irish lady dont know when he joined the english army but i have some photos of him in india, he was in stalag 3a an died not sure how on 16th dec 1944
     
  7. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Hi
    I've moved your post out of the Irish Guards POW thread and into the POW section.

    Two threads merged

    Best of luck with your research,
    Diane

    :poppy: CWGC :: Casualty Details
    Gunner FREDERICK FELLNER 785000, 202 Bty. 51 Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 36 on 16 December 1944
    Remembered with honour BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY
    Grave/Memorial Reference: 10. A. 1.
     
  8. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

  9. BFBSM

    BFBSM Very Senior Member

  10. av.eire

    av.eire Junior Member

    thanks for the help:)
     

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