Horace Stokes
John Robertson

Horace Stokes

Horace Leonard Stokes (Stokey)
born 17.2.1921
resided Small Heath,Birmingham
121 Field Regiment,R.A. (TA) (Gunner) 1939
12 Commando (E Troop) 1940
Small Scale Raiding Force January 1942
2 SAS 1943 (Sgt)
POW March 1944 Rome (Op.Speedwell)
escaped from a pow camp in Munich
recaptured
Stalag VIIA,Mossburg (pow number 129850)
liberated 30.4.1945
a coastal battery,R.A. (BSM) 1945
demobilised 24.4.1946
greengrocer and pub landlord postwar
married Joan
No Ordinary Life by Peter Stokes (2013) based on his journal
died 26.12.1986

photo source Peter Stokes,MBE (son)

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