As a child I was living in Germany when war broke out, My farther was in the forces as a officer ( I don`t remeber which branch). My mother was English. My farther must have done something wrong because he was shot for disabaying orders. My mother was sent to a concentration camp and I was sent to Buchenwald, that was March or April 1942. I was there till April 1945, at that time I had typhus so I do not remember the liberation. They moved me away from there to somewhere else, where I stayed till late 1945. when I was sent to Switzerland. I hadn`t spoken for a long time while I was in the camp, and I was still not talking when I got to Switzerland. It was sometime before I heard someone speaking English that they saw I reacted, so they started talking in English. I spent 3 happy years in Switzerland learning how to live again! I came to England in November 1948, to my mother`s brother. The family treated me as their own son.
While I was in Buchenwald I was in block 8, and my job was looking after the guard dogs, as they founnd out that I got on to well with the dogs, I was helping with the cleaning out the kennels and feeding the dogs.
I spent 8 year in the RAF mainly in Singerpore, first on the Sunderland Flying Boat, then the shackelton. I was on the last mission of the Sunderland DP 198 with ML797 on the 15th of May 1959. I came back from Singerpore the end of May and g
Before I retired I was working for Texaco on tankers also calerbrating them for all the UK.
I now live in Rhyl with my daughter.