6th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Discussion in '1940' started by ypres5, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. ypres5

    ypres5 Junior Member

    Hi i recently picked up a medal group to Pte. 2980360 A. Gray , 6th A&S Highlanders taken pow 27th May 1940. Does anyone know which part of Belgium they where fighting in, at this date in 1940. Thanks Mick
  2. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member



    First name(s) A.
    Last name Gray
    Service number 2980360
    Rank Private
    Regiment Argyll And Sutherland Highlanders
    Prison camp or ship Lamsdorf
    Camp type STALAG
    Camp number 344
    Camp location Lamsdorf

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  3. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Doesnt tell you where he was captiured but does give his POW number

    UK, British Prisoners of War, 1939-1945
    Name: A Gray
    Rank: Private
    Army Number: 2980360
    Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
    POW Number: 14452
    Camp Type: Stalag
    Camp Number: 344
    Camp Location: Lambinowice, Poland

    Perhaps you can see if he filled in a Liberation questionnaire - another member on here has a web site/serivce for them
    - POW Liberation Questionnaires - www.arcre.com


  4. dryan67

    dryan67 Senior Member

    Here is what the regimental history has about the 6th Argyll's time in France in 1940:

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  5. ypres5

    ypres5 Junior Member

    Thank-you for all your help. Mick:D
  6. dryan67

    dryan67 Senior Member

    You are welcome.
  7. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Did a `Google` on the number and a TEM was sold in 2012 but I cannot view the catalogue entry.


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