Name: Llewelyn WILLIAMS
Born 4 November 1922
Birthplace: Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 9 February 2009 in Cheshire, England, age 86
Service: Royal Air Force
Service ID: 178363
Service Rank: Flight Sergeant
Air Group: 102 Squadron
Airbase: Pocklington, Yorkshire UK
Aircraft: Halifax bomber LW159
Date shot down: 29 June 1944
Fate of crew: 6 KIA, 1 evaded and captured (Williams).
Evasion summary: Sprained ankle on landing.
Date captured: 11 August 1944
Capture summary: Taken to Prevot’s house to spend the night of the 7th. House was raided on 11 August 1944 and everyone there was arrested. E&E report says 8 August, but that doesn’t match other sources.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78437
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, East Compound
Kriege ID: 8124
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag IIIA, Luckenwalde
Notes on internment:
Liberation: 22 April 1945 by units of the Red Army but held to mid-May pending negotiated transfer to British forces.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: