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Official letter to Mrs Hayes, 84, Chester Road about her son, a prisoner of war"

Stalag XXA, Thorn, Poland

16 October 1940

see 7.239 for Eric Hayes' memoir, "About me in a Nutshell", which describes his experiences as a prisoner of war in Poland.


Official letter from the Record Office dated four months after he was taken prisoner.


Dear Madam,


With reference to the previous report that:-

No - 1457275 Rank - Gunner

Name HAYES, John Eric is a prisoner of war.


The following information has now been received from the German Official List of Prisoners of War.

He was admitted on 6.6.40 to Camp No. Stalag XXA.

His condition is "well"

His Prisoner of War Number is 6534


(This number should be quoted together with his other Regimental particulars on all communications addressed to him.)



Author: Hayes, John Eric, 1918


Year = 1940

Month = October

Day = 16

Document = Letter

Event = Historic

Gender = Male

People = Single

Work = Military

Extra = Military

Extra = WW2

Extra = 1940s

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