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Charles William Stockford

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:03 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Charles William Stockford (1920 - 1991) was a prisoner of war for 5 years. He was shot in the leg. Charles joined up in May 1938 with the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and was eventually discharged in March 1946. He was with the BEF in France on 17 January 1940 and was wounded. He was captured in Kassel on 19 June 1940 and remained a prisoner of war until 13 May 1945.


Item list and details

1. Photograph Album 2. Letters, papers, pay book, etc. 3. Medals, paperwork, and embroidery

Person the story/items relate to

Charles William Stockford

Person who shared the story/items

Linda May Ayers

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Type of submission

Shared at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Oxfordshire on 1 April 2023.

Record ID

104501 | WOO020