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Alan Orton
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Pte. Arthur Ernest Hamper 6286695 The Buffs (1/Royal East Kent Regiment) 50 Me Commando.


Pte. Arthur Hamper of the East Kents was taken prisoner during Operation Abstention, the attempt to capture the Dodecanese island of Kastelorizo and ended up in Stalag IVF at Hartmannsdorf bei Chemnitz, Saxony in Germany, he was previously recorded to have been in P.G. 102 an Italian camp at L?Aquilla near the Apenine Mountains. On the 25th June 1944 he was shot by the Germans for an escape attempt and rebellion. He is today buried in the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery plot 10.Z.7.

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Hi Alan

I have now updated our records here: https://www.commandoveterans.org/ArthurHamper_50MECommando

Many thanks.

Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
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