The National Ex-Prisoner of War
Patron: Dame Vera Lynn,
DBE, LLD, M.MUS
President: Les Allan, Order of
RIP Les Allan 27th March 2013
We sadly have to report the passing away of
Les Allan, our President and founder of the Association in the early
hours of 27th March in Wexham Park hospital in Slough.
Les has been the kingpin of the association
for the last thirty years and he will be greatly missed by the
committee and his fellow ex-kriegies.
If you wish to pay your respects to Les, his
funeral will take place at 12.30 on Friday 12th April at Slough
Cemetery and Crematorium, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire SL2 5AX.
The family have requested that donations be
made to the association welfare fund in lieu of flowers.
Please address any enquiries to the Chairman,
Mr Philip Chinnery at
New Book Available
“The Camera Became My Passport
Stalag Luft 3, The Great Escape, The Forced March
and the Liberation at Moosburg
The memoirs of
Charles Boyd Woehrle
8th Air Force - 351st Heavy Bomb Group - 509th Squadron
: Ben van Drogenbroek
For more information please clink on the link below
Charles Waite visits Ypres
A moving visit by
Charles to the daily ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres where Charles laid
a wreath in memory of his fallen comrades from the Queens Royal Regiment.
Exclusive Video: Return to Dunkirk 70 Years on
Charlie Waite and
Allan Jones have just been to France to visit his old battleground
A three part film has been put on You Tube and can be viewed by clicking on
the image below
BBC Inside Out
Feature on Stalag Luft III
on the image below for video presentation
Latest PDF Newsletter
All Previous Newsletter available in Quarterly Newsletters Section
Allied Ex Prisoners of War Medal
(Click On Image Below For More Pictures & Details)
Imperial Museum North
Captured: The Extraordinary Life of Prisoners of
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Standards arriving at the opening of the Memorial Arboretum
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What do we do?
Promote the welfare of those
who during service with United Kingdom or Allied Forces were made Prisoner of
Renew that spirit of
comrade-ship known only between Prisoners of War.
How to become
Membership of the
Association is available to former prisoners of all wars, their relatives and
other interested parties.
details are available from
Mr Phil Chinnery
59 Pinkwell Lane, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 1PJ
On a former prisoner of
war or prison camp? Our Historian Mr Philip Chinnery can help you.
Contact Phil Chinnery Click Below
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