Catalogue description Germany: Prisoners, including: Extracts from letters of German prisoners in UK:...
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Germany: Prisoners, including:
Extracts from letters of German prisoners in UK: compilation of report from prisoners' correspondence.
Weekly reports by Major Ducrot, Postal Censor, War Office, compiled from prisoners' correspondence: reports regarding complaints and praises contained in prisoner of war correspondence during week ended 15 May 1915 (in docket no. 68314) and week ended 5 June 1915 (in docket no. 83310).
Mrs Adela Prout, of Stoke Newington: request for assistance for a weekly allowance as her husband is an invalid, detained in Germany.
Capt J A Smithwick, wounded prisoner at Crefeld: arrangements for his brother, R H Smithwick of Kilkenny, to communicate with him by telegraph; request for his possible exchange due to illness.
British subjects deceased in Germany: arrangements for return of personal effects of British seamen, William Stewart (Chief Engineer), Robert Bowdirch (or Robert Bowditsch), and Robert Wilkes.
Reciprocal exchange of death certificates of prisoners of war.
British subjects interned at Ruhleben: enquiry from Nottingham Chamber of Commerce whether subjects will be assisted to obtain work when a camp was dissolved, whether compensation will be paid, and relief for families in England.
Compensation for interned civilians in Germany.
Escape attempts by German prisoners, including:
Eugène Graessle, German in UK: application for British nationalisation; recommendation for exemption from internment (Christian Edward Eugene Graessle).
German Emperor's property in Canada.
Charles James King, British subject detained at Ruhleben: request that a telegram be sent to Mr King informing him of dangerous illness of his wife in Upper Tooting.
Muller system exercises for British interned officers: includes list of officers (in docket no. 64557).
Hugo Dahms, Australian citizen in Berlin: renunciation of Australian citizenship to be naturalised as a German.
H G Gardener, naturalised British subject born in Sweden of German parents, living in Southport: wish to leave UK; request for information which countries he may go to and where passport is obtainable.
Use of picture postcards by prisoners.
Payment of lawyers fees in Berlin: question of payment to Dr Victor Schneider, lawyer and German subject and legal adviser to HM late Embassy at Berlin, for services rendered in connection with termination of lease of Sir H Rumbold's flat in Berlin.
Compensation for British civil prisoners for losses sustained owing to internment: enquiry from Harry Asher, interned at Ruhleben.
Mrs Bertha Gostynski, returned from Germany where husband, Jakob Gostynski, British subject interned in Ruhleben: request from her brother, B Horowitz of Hackney, for relief for her and her children; referral to Jewish Board of Guardians.
Disciplinary punishments for prisoners of war: amendments to rules; includes printed copy of Royal Warrant. Maintenance of Discipline Among Prisoners of War, 1914.
British Indian prisoners in Germany, including:
Grimsby steam trawlers: enquiry from Grimsby Fishing Vessel Owners' Exchange Company Ltd regarding possible loss of trawlers and fate of crews, possibly now interned in Germany.
British seamen interned in Germany: includes lists of individuals (in docket no. 82123).
Merchant seamen and fishermen prisoners of war: includes printed lists of merchant seamen and fishermen detained as prisoners of war in Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey, 21 September 1915 (in docket no. 146257).
Code 1218 File 62952-67310.
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