Paul Royle, lifted from http://blogs.abc.net.au/photos/the_real_great_escape/20-paul-royle-great-escaper.html
Paul Royle all kitted up in flying suit and furlined boots. Courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page.
Formal portrait of Paul Royle, with RAF Wings. Courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page.
53 Squadron’s Bristol Blenheim Mk IV L4842 which was shot down in France during the same period. Photo from Aviation Heritage Museum of WA, Courtesy Paul Royle, via Charles Page May 2015.
Paul’s POW card and identification tag, both issued at Oflag IIA at Prenzlau. Courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page .
Ersatz coffee and tea. AWM private records.
Room mates at Stalag Luft I, Barth. L-R Geoffrey Cornish, Joe Hill, Paul Royle, Tom Whiting. Courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page.
(Blurry - sorry) map of East Compound, Stalag Luft III. AWM private records.
Endpapers from Guy Walters: The Real Great Escape, Bantam Press, London, 2013. Len Kenyon painting showing the entrances of the four main tunnels in Stalag Luft III North Compound. Paul Royle lived in Hut 121 in the latter stages of 1944.
Map of Germany, courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page.
Christmas cake, 1944. Courtesy of Paul Royle, via Charles Page.
Route map, Sagan to Tarmstedt, January to February 1945. Dotted line indicates forced march route and crossed line from Spremberg to Tarmstedt indicates journey in cattle trucks. From Ken Rees Lie in the Dark and Listen, Grub Street, London, 2006, p.191.
Paul Royle’s service medals which were presented to him at his 100th birthday party, thanks to the assistance of researcher and aviation writer Charles Page.