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James Carson Fletcher

This is Jame's prisoner entry photo for POW camp Stalag 18A in Wolfburg, Austria. He was captured at Kalamata, Greece and taken to Stalag 18A in April 1941 and remained there until just before liberation when he was marched to another POW camp, Markt Pongau and liberated by the American in May 1945.

James Carson Fletcher

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Carson AWMM
  • Surname
    Fletcher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 15349 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 59 Howe St., Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. Winifred Mary Fletcher, 361 George St., Dunedin (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.153 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.153
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.153
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: circa 8 May 1945. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 825 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.153 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 2, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405145) AWMM

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13 November 2021Kathleen ElizabethDunedin, NZOther relative

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