POW Index

Merchant Seaman Prisoner of War Index 31st May 1918

An index of British Merchant Seamen Prisoners of War(circa 3000 names)

“List of Mercant Seamen and Fishermen detained as Prisoners of War in Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey,Board of Trade Printed List 31st May 1918” printed by the Board of Trade.

This is an index of an original document reference MT9/1238 held at the National Archives. You view the National Archives catagloue entry fo this file here. Many of the prisoners of war (POW) were held at the Ruhleben POW camp near Berlin.

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