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can't read the writing properly looks like Frick) - also some photos of my grandad working on building a war memorial and on the back it reads "newborderf am elbe, (again not sure of spelling) prisoners of war cemetary, taken 7th may 1944".
There is also a photo of a german guard - his name on the back " ? Anyone who has any info about my grandad, his platoon, the camps he was in I would be interested to hear from them.
His wife was Annie may Vaughan and she died aged 33 in 1950.
They lived in Glyneath, South Wales and the circumstances surrounding his death are vague. During retreat to Dunkirk, he was in ambulance with other wounded and didn't make it to the beaches.
He left a story of his life in the army from 1941 to 1946, but I would like to know more.
If there is any more about him, I hope someone can help. My husband's father has recently passed away and my husband would love to know about his service record, His Name is William Henry Smallwood, and he was a Regimental Sargeant Major, and he served in Burma during WW2. Helens (which was then in Lancashire) around 1939 at the beginning of the war.
He was captured at Dunkirk and spent the duration of the war in Stalag XXB. We know that he was a driver in the Royal Army Service Corps and that he drove some quite influential people around but that is it, we would love to know more.
Gramp is especially keen to make contact with his mate, Bob Lee, or his family.
In late 1946 Bob was on holiday with his wife in Burton Bradstock, Dorset.
Nan & Gramp met up with them in the Dove Inn at Burton Bradstock.
Please get in touch for the postal address, do not sent them to our PO Box as packages are not accepted.
There are 8 pages in our library tagged Royal Army Service Corps These include information on officers service records, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Second World War.