Letter from the Army to Mr Phillips informing him that his son Jim is a Prisoner of War, 17 February 1944 Item Reference : cny01037
Letter addressed to Mr Phillips of Abersychan iinforming him that his son Jim of the King's Own Royal Regiment is a prisoner of war in a German transit camp. It tells Mr Phillips that until a permanent camp address is received letters can be addressed using the attached slip. It is signed on behalf of the Officer in charge of Records. Jim Phillips joined the South Wales Borderers in 1939. After the majority of Jim's comrades were lost fighting in Iraq the remaining Borderers joined a section of the King's Own Regiment to take the small Greek Island of Leros. But their presence was discovered and the surviving solders were captured and transported to Germany as prisoners of war.
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