20 August 2013

Ancestry updates UK military POW 1839-1945 collection

UK, British Prisoners of War, 1939-1945 and now includes a listing of 163,857 World War II British Army, Navy and Air Force prisoners of war. Information includes: Name, Rank, Branch of the armed forces, Regiment,
POW number, Camp type, Camp number, Camp location, Record office,
Record Office number, Notes.
The source is The Naval and Military Press accounting for the lack of information on civilian POWs.

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