POW Liberation Questionnaires (WWII)



W0344 POW Liberation Questionnaires were completed at RAF Cosford by allied airman during the first stage of the repatriation process.

The questionnaires contain:

  • basic information about the airman including his name, rank, number, unit, home address and date and place of capture
  • a list of all Prisoner of War camps the airman was captive in, along with the corresponding dates
  • summary information about medical treatment, escape activity, sabotage and war crimes (In many cases, these sections contain very little information)




The POW Liberation Questionnaires are held at the National Archives, Kew [File WO344] and are available for viewing and copying