Oberkanonier or Private First Class Wilhelm Dalbeck served in the German Army during the Second World War.
Born in Velbert, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on 11th May 1911, he came to Northern Ireland as a prisoner of war with the number A438606.
Prisoner of War in Co. Down
Camp 172, Jackson Road, Palace Barracks, Holywood, Co. Down was Dalbeck’s place of death on 23rd July 1945 only months before the end of the war. He was 33 years old.
Oberkanonier Wilhelm Dalbeck’s grave is in Block 4, Row 1, Grave 10 of Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Penkridge Bank, Staffordshire, England. He was first buried on 25th July 1945 in Glenalina Section ES, Grave 184, Belfast City Cemetery, Co. Antrim. He was repatriated on 16th July 1962.