Private Alf Bamford

Alf Bamford was a private in the South Africa Union Defence Force, service number 32510.

He was captured in Italy, and was a POW in Stalag IV-C, in the Sudetenland, in what is now the Czech Republic, his POW no. was 224121.

His son wrote in October 2019

My father Alf Bamford ended up prisoner of War in Poland. His brother Ernest Bamford died Burma Railway. My father lived Dalton Avenue.

His son also provided these photos:

According to Wikipedia, the 6th Armoured Division of the South Africa Union Defence Force fought in Italy 1944-45.

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