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Holzminden POW Camp



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during the Great War 1914-1918.

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Capt. Joseph S. Walter MC MID 7th Btn. Queen's Royal West Surrey Rgt. (d.21st May 1918)

Captain Walter was a prisoner at Holzminden and Bad Colberg POW Camps. He was killed for escaping on 21st May 1918. He is buried in Neiderzwehen Cemetery, Kassel, grave III.N.3.





226809

2nd Lt. J. N. Tullis

Lt Tullis escaped to Holland from Holzminden POW camp on the night of 23-24 July 1918.





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2/Lt. A. T. Shipwright

Lt Shipwright, a prisoner in Holzminden POW camp, escaped but was recaptured.





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William Leefe Robinson VC (d.31st December 1918)

William Leefe Robinson VC was a prisoner in Zorndorf and Holzminden POW Camps. Several times he tried to escape but was not successful. He was badly treated by the German guards. He died on 31st December 1918.





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Col. Charles Rathbone

Colonel Rathbone was a prisoner at Holzminden and Schweidnitz POW Camps. He escaped from Holzminden on the night of 23-24 July 1918 and reached freedom in Holland. He had previously escaped from Schweidnitz. Colonel Rathbone was Senior British Officer at Holzminden.





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2/Lt. Stanley Purves

Lt Purves escaped from Holzminden POW Camp to Holland on 23-24 April 1918.





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Lt. Mortimer-Phelan

Lt Mortimer-Phelan escaped from Holzminden Camp, where he was being held as a POW.





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Capt. E. W. Leggatt

Captain Leggatt was a prisoner in Holzminden POW camp. He escaped on the night of 23-24 July 1918 and reached freedom in Holland.





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2nd Lt. Caspar Kennard

Lt. Kennard was a prisoner at Clausthal and Holzminden POW camps. He escaped from Holzminden on the night of 23-24 July 1918 and successfully reached Holland.





226753

Capt. David "Munshi" Gray

Captain David `Munshi' Gray was a prisoner in Holzminden POW camp. He escaped on the night of 23-24 July 1918 and reached Holland and freedom.





226752

Capt. Gore MC

Captain Gore was a POW in Dulmen and Holzminden POW camps during the war. He escaped from Dulmen and was recaptured. He was then sent to Holzminden and spent nearly two months in solitary confinement as a punishment for attempting to escape from Dulmen.





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2/Lt. M. R. Chidson

2/Lt Chidson was a prisoner at Holzminden POW camp.





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Lt. J. K. Bousfield

Lt Bousfield was a POW in Holzminden in Brunswick. He escaped on the night of 23-24 July 1918 along with 29 other prisoners. He made it to Holland along with nine other escapees.





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2nd Lt. Cecil Blain

Lt. Blain was a POW during WWI. He escaped from Clausthal in Harz, but was recaptured. Then he was sent to Holzminden in Brunswick, where he escaped along with 29 POWs on the night of 23-24 July 1918. He and nine other escapees made it to Holland and freedom.





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Lt. H. H. Baker Lancashire Fusiliers

Lt Baker was a POW at Dulmen in the Rhine and also at Holzminden in Brunswick. While in Dulmen an escape attempt earned him seven weeks in solitary confinement at Holzminden where he had been sent after recapture.

Pete




226672

Lt. Joseph Allen

Lt. Allen was a POW at Holzminden in Brunswick.

Pete




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