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Alf Chambers - Prisoner of War notification.

Alf Chambers - Prisoner of War notification.

page from the village Cell Book in which captured German Airmen are recorded dd 1942

Four German airmen were captured and held prisoners at Stradbroke police station 1942 - WW2. The cell book records that time. The cell book which opened in 1886 was found in a Stradbroke loft many years after the war.

Card filled in and signed by Alf Chambers showing he received a parcel. dd 3rd Oct 1918

Card filled in and signed by Alf Chambers showing he received a parcel.

Letter received at home from POW Alf Chambers dd 11th August 1918

Letter received at home from POW Alf Chambers dd 11th August 1918

Letter received at home from POW Alf Chambers dd 14th July 1918

Letter received at home from POW Alf Chambers dd 14th July 1918

Card received to inform Alf Chambers a prisoner of war dd 1918

Card received to inform Alf Chambers a prisoner of war dd 1918

The Cell Book for the village Police station - covering letter dd 1886

The Cell Book for the village Police station - covering letter dd 1886 in which instructions were given to the constable on how to keep the record of prisoners and an instruction to keep it neat and clean.

Stanley Alderton in control of the horses

Stanley Alderton in control of the horses on Barley Green Farm. The reverse of the picture tells that Stanley was a German prisoner of war.