WW2 Africa group with TEM – Tobruk p.o.w., 1942 – Royal Signals
1939-45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal with Geo. VI 1st type TEM – 2573424 Dvr. S. Goodenough R. Sigs.[NB – the 1939-45 Star privately impressed (in “Boots” style) Sgmn. S. Goodenough and War Medal in same way]
With copied paperwork and rolls which show reported missing, then confirmed as captured in Cyrenaica theatre on 20th June 1942 (fall of Tobruk) whilst serving with Signal Section of 68th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery.
“The regiment served under 32nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade at the start of the war. 68th Heavy AA Regiment arrived at Port Said on 22 April 1941 and served under 12th AA Brigade from October 1941 until the regiment was reduced to cadre on 21 September 1942. The regiment was captured at Tobruk on 20 June 1942. It was reconstituted on Malta and remained on Malta until the end of the war.”
Held in Stalag IVF at Hartmannsdorf, Saxony.
Note: This group recently sold by Spinks incorrectly described as Crete P.O.W.