The U-boats

 NUMBER OF PRISONERS OF WAR 1939-1945 
LISTED BY SQUADRON

(including all known FAA aircrew captured by the enemy Axis forces of Vichy France, Italy, Japan, German as well as interned by Neutral countries including Eire, Portugal, Spain, Sweden)

 


 

9 squadron RAAF

  • 2 POW - Japan.  FAA aircrew from HMAS Manoora

64 squadron RAF

  • 1 POW (FD Paul RNVR).German. Died of wounds as POW 5days later. 25 July 1940.


700 squadron

  • 2 POW in Italy - Libya
  • 3 POWs - interned Spain + Swordfish taken to Spanish Airforce as HR6-1 6.12.43 (retired 3.45 at Las Palmas, Gran Canaria)


800 squadron

  • 5 POWs in German occupied Norway
  • 4 POWs in Italy + 1 captured skua  to Italian Aircraft Construction Establishment Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche, Guidonia 
  • 1 POW in German occupied France


801 squadron

  • 2 POWs interned French Tunisia
  • 2 POWs Italy
  • 2 POWs in German occupied Norway
  • 4 POWs interned Sweden 


803 squadron 

  • 7 POWs German occupied Norway (1 died POW)
  • 2 POWs Germany. Including first POW of the War 14.9.39
  • 2 POWs Greece - interned
  • 2 POWs of the Vichy French forces at Dakar 


806 squadron

1 POW Germany 



807 squadron

  • 2 POWs of the French at Dakar
  • 2 POWs in Portugal interned 


808 squadron

  • 1 POW Germany 


809 squadron

  • 2 POWs German/Finland.
  • 2 POWs German held Norway
  • 1 POW German Greece 


810 squadron

  • 2 POWs Vichy French at Dakar
  • 2 POWs German held Greece
  • 3 POWs Japan 


811 squadron

  • 2 POWs German held Holland 


812 squadron

  • 4 POWs German held France
  • 4 POWs German held Holland  + 1? (killed) in Holland 


 


813 squadron

  • 3 POWs Italy
  • 6 POWs Italians on Rhodes
  • 5 POWs German held Greece
  • 3 POWs Spanish Morocco 


814 squadron

  • 3 POWs Vichy French at Dakar 


815 squadron

  • 7 POWs Italy
  • 2 POWs Vicht French at Dakar 


816 squadron

2 POWs in German held Norway

4 POWs in German occupied France 



820 squadron

  • 3 POWs Italy + 1 captured Swordfish P4127 to Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche, Guidonia 27.2.41


821 squadron

  • 4 POWs Italian/German forces North Africa
  • 3 POWs Vichy French + [1 not POW]
  • 1 POWs French in Tunisia 


822 squadron

  • 6 POWs French in Algeria 


824 squadron

  • 1 POW in German occupied Norway 


825 squadron

  • 1 POW in Holland held by the German (killed escaping)
  • 6 POWs German occupied Norway
  • 5 POWs interned in Sweden
  • 6 POWs in German occupied France (1 died POW, 1 escaped 3.1943)


826 squadron

  • 3 POWs (2 died POW) German held Holland
  • 1 POWs German occupied France
  • 3 POWs German occupied Belgium
  • 10 POWs Italy
  • 2 POWs Italians in North Africa 


827 squadron

  • 14 POWs in Finland 


828 squadron

  • 2 POWs in Germany
  • 6 POWs in German held Norway 
  • 12 POWs in Italy + 1a/c wreck X8941 caputured by Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche aircraft construction establishment, Guidonia
  • 2 POWs Japan


829 squadron

  • 6 POWs by German/Italian forces North Africa
  • 3 POWs German occupied France
  • 1 POWs German held Norway 


830 squadron

  • 10 POWs  in French Tunisia (2 attempted escape)
  • 2 POWs of Italian forces Libya (1 died POW)
  • 12 POWs Italy (1 escaped 1943) 


831 squadron

  • 3 POWs German held Norway 


833 squadron

  • 1 POW German held France 


836 squadron

  • 2 POWs German held France 


849 squadron

  • 3 POWs captured at Japanese held Palembang (3 executed 8.45 Changi)


851 squadron

  • 3 POWs Andaman sea, Japan 


854 squadron

  • 1 POWs Japan  [POW?/killed] 


879 squadron

  • 1 POWs German held France - escaped. 


880 squadron

  • 1 POWs Italy - escaped. 


881 squadron

  • 1 POW interned in South Ireland (Eire


882 squadron

  • 1 POW German held Norway 


891 squadron

  • 1 POW French Algeria [POW?] 


894 squadron

  • 2 POWs Japan (15.8.1945 executed same day). 


898 squadron

  • 1  POW Japanese held Malaya - beheaded by the Japanese 20.7.1945


899 squadron

  • 1 POW 

Phillips, Killoughey, Ards peninsula. Baled out, arrested by farmworker with shotgun.



1771 squadron

  • 1 POWs German occupied Norway 


1772 squadron

  • 1 POW German occupied Norway
  • 1 POWs Japan  (POW?)
  • 2 POWs Japan 


1833 squadron

  • 2 POWs Japanese held Palembang. Executed by Japanese 18-20.8.1945 


1834 squadron

  • 1 POW German occupied Norway
  • 2 POW Japanese held Palembang [2 POWs?/killed] 


1838 squadron

  • 2 POWs German occupied Norway
  • 1 POWs killed by Japanese 20.7.1945 


1839 squadron

  • 1 POW Japan. Executed Changi beach 18-20.8.45 


1841 squadron

  • 2 POWs German occupied Norway + 1 Corsair shipped to Narvik for investigation.

xx Barracuda squadron

  • 3 POWs German occupied Norway 29.8.1944

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