This page contains additional information on National Archives File MT 9/1239.
Large piece divided in separate folders each covering a discreet set of correspondence. Each folder has a unique (with the year) reference start with the letter ‘M’.
The folders are presented in the order that they to be found in the piece.
Whilst primarily the information recorded here is the summary as written on the folder, in some cases details of particular documents of interest within the folders have been record.
|BT Reference||File date||Description|
|M12870 1918||4/11/1918||Prisoner of War Department – Draft of letter to Mr W.L.WALLER as to number of Merchant Marine Officer Prisoners of War released to Holland, the UK or Switzerland.Previous Paper 304/12793.
Released to Holland and still there 29 Released to Switzerland and still 6 Released direct or after internment in Holland or Switzerland 109 Total 144
To which might be added
Skippers or other officers of fishery vessels released to Holland 7 Skippers released to UK 52 Total 59
As at 31st October 1918.
Handwritten list of ships and numbers of officers held in different countries.
|M7969 1918||1/?/1918||A Division – Table for Prisoner of War Department showing numbers of officers and men of Merchant Marine captured by the Germans in 1914/15/16.Casualty Progress Reports (from Italy) Nos P.149348 P.149350 P.149353 26 names Naval, Army and Merchant including several from HMS “Hussar”
Handwritten table of ships and number of crew repatriated, transferred to neutral country or died.
Note 29th April 1918 re questions as by Mr PETO M.P.
List of camps and numbers of prisoners where officers of merchant marine excluding those from fishing vessels are being held.
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