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British Prisoner Of War

Volume 415: debated on Wednesday 31 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he is able to give any information regarding 937633, Warrant-Officer R. H. Barratt, R.A.F., who escaped from Stalag VIIIB and after several months freedom in Hungary was taken by the Russians when they occupied Hungary.

I urged the Soviet Embassy in London on 18th August to arrange for the release of Warrant-Officer Barratt. Ten days later I was informed that inquiries were being made. On 10th October I asked the Soviet Embassy to let me have as quickly as possible the result of their inquiries.

Could my right hon. Friend tell us on what charge Warrant-Officer Barratt is being held?