Escaped from Nazi prison camp:
3 weeks after D-Day, in late June 1944, he and others were captured by the Germans.
He was a prisoner of war, loaded with others onto boxcars and transported to Poland.
Held in a Nazi prison camp in Poland. Subjected to slave labour.
As the Soviets advanced from the East, he and others were led on a deadly forced march to a camp in Hanover, Germany.
He watched for a chance, and in bomb-ravaged Hanover he and a fellow prisoner escaped through a hole in the camp's fence. They were recaptured, only to escape again, before finally running into U.S. troops near Kassel.
educ Trinity College Dublin.
He mar 1stly to Maud Staveley.
He mar 2ndly to Barbara Bowers.
He mar 3rdly to Peggy McCarthy.
He died 2013.
He had issue by 1st wife:
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