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Map of Italian POW Camps.

Prisoner of War

Apr 13th, 2012 | Filed under The Family in WW2, WW2 Documents.

In reply to a letter which Harvie sent on 18th June 1942 he received this reply from the Record Office:

Mar 20th, 2012 | Filed under The Family in WW2, WW2 Documents.

Hilda gets notification that Wilfred is missing  – in the Middle East – admin.

This is a scan of Gilbert’s last letter and he describes it as an Airgraph. It feels as though it is of a light photographic paper and had been cut from a roll. It is about 6 ins. by 5 ins. and the writing is reduced from the original size. Any ideas? As you can see he […]

Gilbert’s caption reads 1942 Egypt. El Ballah: Officer’s Quarters. 42nd General Hospital: Canal Zone. He is on the Suez Canal at a military camp which again became important in the 1950’s during the Suez Crisis. The picture is, of course , Gilbert – admin.

Jan 14th, 2012 | Filed under The Family in WW2, WW2 Documents.