Home run: Lt. Col. John Humphreys
Lt. Col. John Humphreys served with the Army for 41 years. As a young man with the Royal Engineers, he escaped from prisoner of war camps in both Italy and Germany, from where he made a Home Run back to the UK. He became a Royal Chelsea Hospital Pensioner and was interviewed about his adventures for an article in Defence Focus Magazine that was published in November 2013.
Click on the link below to read his fascinating story.