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In Memory of

 

STOKER HAROLD J SIDDALL, 1916-1997

 

with thanks to Peter Siddall and Barbara Roche

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AND SO ... An Autobiography by HAROLD J. SIDDALL

A STOKER'S STORY - from SCAPA to CRETE, STALAG and HOME

"No man has ever lived until he has utterly starved and felt lice crawling over his body" James Hilton

     
    Contents
     
1.   Early Days
2.   Guz Stoker - Second Class!
3.   To Sea on a Battleship
4.   To War in HMS Repulse
5.   Coastal Forces Beckon
6.   Battle for Crete in a Motor Launch
7.   Captured
8.   Germany and Stalag VIIA
9.   A Strange Life
10.   We March West
11.   Liberation
12.   And so ..... Return Home
    Afterword
     
     
 
 

 

 

This story was sent to me by Harold Siddall's son, Peter, who I am sorry to say died on the 3 July 2011.

For comments, enquiries and information regarding Harold Siddall's memoirs and Navy career, please contact Peter's sister Barbara, at barbara.roche@hotmail.co.uk

copyright Peter Siddall 2001

 

 
 

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