Private John Edward McHale was a Hotel Chef when he enlisted in the British Army on 4 Apr 1940 (185218). John was born 3 Aug 1919. He was a driver in the Royal Army Service Corps.
John was captured in Tripolis, Greece on 28 Apr 1941. As with the other soldiers captured in Greece, he made his way to Stalag XVIII/A in Wolfsberg via Corinth and Salonica. He was in 10029/GW at Klagenfurt from 3 Apr 1943 to 2 May 1944 when he was transferred to another work party, 75/GW.