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Sgt. E. C. Connor
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My Grandfather (Ernest Charles Connor) was a member of the British Royal Artillery during WWII. Captured in Africa he was a POW at Campo (PG) 65, Gravina, Italy, until Italy capitulated in 1943. Recaptured by the German's he spent the rest of the war as a POW held at Stalag XVIIIC (18), which was also known as #317, Austria. Some of the pictures below bear the postmark of Stalag 18C. Granddad returned home after the war. My Mother and family lived in London during the entire war.

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84th Heavy A.A. Regt
1941 - 1942
Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt (Whither Right and Glory Lead)
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Going to war -
Africa - via ship
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Going to war -
Africa - via ship
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Libya
black dot by feet
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POW Italy - A
Campo 65
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POW Italy - B
Campo 65
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POW Austria
left
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POW Austria
far right
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POW Austria - A
middle row - 4th from left
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POW Austria - B
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POW Italy
Campo 65
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VE Day May 1945 London
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VE Day May 1945 London.
My grandparents house is to the left across from the bomb shelter

Stalag 317 also called Stalag XVIIIC, was situated at Markt-Pongau, Austria. The area is now known as 'St Johann im Pongau'.

More photo's of Granddad etc., exact locations not known yet

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Please email me if you were or had a realtive at these camps, I would love to compare notes.

Phil Vogler, Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada

philv@eastlink.ca