GREY Robert Colin

RAAF PoW Born Perth WA 22 October 1922 Died Doubleview WA 15 September 2010

Service No: 415646.  16th Infantry Battalion Militia 1940-41. RAAF Pearce December 1941-42. RAF Posted to UK Halifax Bombers  1943 Kassel Raid. Parachute Stalag IV B 21st birthday. Escaped for a few weeks; 28 days imprisonment. Altensgrubo Stalag XI A returned to IV B. Russian Cavalry 1 May 1945, Escaped again followed the Mongolian (Russian) Army across the Elbe to the Americans at Halle Airport 12 May. Contributor to book Silk and Barbed Wire: We Called Them ‘Packup’ Motors.

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