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2nd Lt. Robert Macintosh

Lt Macintosh was a prisoner at Clausthal POW Camp.





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Lt. Gerald Featherstone Knight

Gerald Knight was a prisoner at Strohen, Clausthal and Osnabruck POW camps. He escaped on 16th August 1917 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.





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Lt. Hamilton "Flossie" Hervey

Lt Hervey was shot down in April 1917 and became a prisoner at Freiburg, Baden and Clausthal POW camps.





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Lt. Jocelyn L. Hardy Connaught Rangers

Lt. Jocelyn Hardy was an inveterate escaper, making a total of ten escape attempts during his time in Clausthal, Magdeburg and Schweidwitz POW camps. He finally succeeded and reached freedom in Holland, along with fellow-escapee Captain Willie Loder-Symonds.

While he was a POW he was promoted and transferred to the Royal Inniskillen Fusiliers.





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Capt. A. J. Evans

Capt Evans was a POW at two camps, Ingoldstadt and Clausthal. He was a dedicated escapee, making five attempts during his time as a POW.





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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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