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    EPH 761

    Green card and fabric wallet with “Stalag XXA” in silver-coloured lettering on the inside.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    part of "JAMIESON W W" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 62874

    Group photograph of British POWs/performers on stage before or after a concert party held in Stalag XXA.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 621

    Whole section of the wall showing a figure of walking man and all inscription mentioned in previous records. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 743

    From top to bottom. Part of the second personal inscription made by Private W. Dunthorne of the Royal Army Service Corps, Army service number S/122158, POW number 1717. Caption reads: 'Pte W. Dunthorne; No 3 Supply Personal; co RASC 12215'....

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 636

    from top to bottom. Large inscription 'Scotland For Ever'. Second personal inscription made by Corporal James MacDonald, HQ Company, 1st Battalion, the Gordon Highlanders, Army service number 2873448, POW number 36495. Caption reads: '...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 712

    Third personal inscription made by Private C. W. Ball from Ryton, Tyne and Wear, 1st Battalion (Tyneside Scottish), the Black Watch, Army service number 4455422, POW number 2457. Caption reads: 'C. Ball, 4455422; 7" RDLI; Transferred to ...;...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 765

    From top to bottom. Inscription reading: 'Maria Peter; 1940-09-11, 11-60-49...' Second personal inscription made by A. Ericson reading: 'A. Ericson; Aberdeen'. It could refer to Private W. Erickson of the Queen's Own Cameron...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 638

    From top to bottom. Large inscription 'Scotland For Ever'. Second personal inscription made by Corporal James MacDonald, HQ Company, 1st Battalion, the Gordon Highlanders, Army service number 2873448, POW number 36495. Caption reads: '...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    part of "JAMIESON W W" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 62879

    British POWs performing on stage during a concert party held in Stalag XXA.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 610

    Inscription: 'Royal Engineers' And another unredable one: 'This war...' Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 612

    Badly damaged drawing of two crossed flags - Polish and, probably, British with words 'Anglia (England) ?' and Polska (Poland)'. Partly erased drawing of a ship. Inscription 'Scotland For Ever'; Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 728

    From top to bottom. Large drawing of a swastika with caption reading: Fuck it 90,000,000 times'. Large drawing of a fence/gate to the POW camp (?). Personal inscription made by Fusilier Irvin (J.?) McHarg of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, Army...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 639

    From top to bottom. Large inscription '1st Bn. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders'. Inscription in Polish reading: 'Tu był polski jeniec wojenny Prz...oski, lat 20, Toruń, 4 VIII '41- Here was a Polish prisoner of war, Prz...oski,...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 611

    Soldier's name: 'Jimmy (Jymmy) Farr (no soldier under this name was found in the 'Prisoners of War: British Army 1939-1945' publication); Inscription 'Scotland For Ever'; Drawing of a male head. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 645

    From top to bottom. Caption reading: '8th Bn Argyll & Sutherland Hgrs; (Princess Louise Own); THE THIN RED LINE'. Drawing of two crossed ladles encircled by barbed wire. Ladles divide drawing in four quarters with different piece of food/...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 598

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription made by Private P. E. Brown of 2nd Battalion, the Dorset Regiment, Army service number 5727213, POW number 11619. Caption reads: 'POW May 1940; Pte Brown; 2nd Batt Dorset...' The rest is unreadable....

  • Collection: JAMIESON W W

    Collection: JAMIESON W W

    part of "JAMIESON W W" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    8206-25(A)

    Set of 12 loose prints of concert parties held by British prisoners of war in Stalag XXA, Toruń (Thorn), Poland.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 632

    From top to bottom. Inscription reading; '14 days freedom; 14 days bunker; Doing fuck all; 9 days in bunker & ...' Inscription with someones address: '... 28 Groinger St, Darlington...' And an inscription which seems to be a...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 766

    From top to bottom. Second personal inscription made by A. Ericson reading: 'A. Ericson; Aberdeen'. It could refer to Private W. Erickson of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Army service number 3050505, POW number 18448, imprisoned...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 720

    From top to bottom. Inscription in French (subject to translation). Part of a defiant inscription, unfortunately mostly unreadable: '...Forget; ... ...Busted; ... Comrades are not; ... Carry the old colour; ... So chin up for a little ...'...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 616

    Very long inscription/poem, badly erased: '... unknown... to go to Valhalla; ...but old... ...let history rate our valour ... far better left unpaid.' Another phrase of above poem, completely unreadable. Drawing of the English flag - St...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 798

    Third personal inscription made by A. Ericson reading: 'The Fukier (?) is a bastard; Ericson; 7 days'. A. Ericson could refer to Private W. Erickson of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, Army service number 3050505, POW number 18448,...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 752

    Drawing of an young woman's head. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 736

    From top to bottom. Inscription reading: Maicie, 141 Bellfield'. Personal inscription written about Private A. M. Brecknock of the South Staffordshire Regiment, transferred to the Worcestershire Regiment, Army service number 4975958, POW number...

  • THE STALAG XXA PRISONER OF WAR CAMP DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE STALAG XXA PRISONER OF WAR CAMP DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE" (photographs)

    HU 72119

    Head and shoulders portrait of A. Fitzgerald, an inmate of Stalag XXA POW Camp, Toruń (Thorn), Poland. His home address was (according to an original inscription on the back of the photograph): 77 Moorend Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 714

    From top to bottom. Regimental badge with caption reading 'Green Brd (?). Caption reading 'Clydebank and Ruby'. Caption reading: 'Let Me Out You Bastards'. Personal inscription/warning made by Horace Davies of the King's...

  • Collection: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

    Collection: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    9704-16

    Set of 18 loose prints relating to British prisoners of war held in Stalag XXA in the city of Toruń (Thorn), Poland during the Second World War. Collection includes: Portraits of Private Thomas McDonald of the Seaforth Highlanders (HU 72121) and...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 786

    From top to bottom. Inscription reading: '6 days; Shall than ... ... Ways shall thou'. Third personal inscription by R. Lewis of the Gloucestershire Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Caption reads: 'R. Lewis; 5 days for slarven (?) + ...; Your...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 754

    Drawing of an young woman's head. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 747

    From top to bottom. Probably third personal inscription made by Private Bernard Smith of the 4th battalion, the Seaforth Highlanders, Army service number 2821554, POW number 20886.. Caption reads: 'Pte ... Smith; 4th ...forth; ... July 1st 1941;...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 802

    From top to bottom. Drawing of the Royal Artillery regimental drawing. Inscription reading: 'Germans are bastards; Fuck them all'. Initials readind H Coy... It could refer to Private H. Coyle of the Gordon Highlanders, Army service number...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 749

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription made by a soldier of the Black Watch named Michael. Inscription reading: 'Russia co...; Russia F...' Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 748

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription made by Sergeant Chambers from 2nd Royal (?). It could refer to Sergeant L. E. Chambers of the Royal Signals, Army service number 2315367, POW number 20262. He was imprisoned in Stalag XXB in Malbork (Marienburg...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 651

    From top to bottom. Drawing of two crossed ladles encircled by barbed wire. Ladles divide drawing in four quarters with different piece of food/drink in each of them: cup of barley water, potato (?), water pump, plate of soup (?). Personal inscription...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 753

    Drawing of an young woman's head. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 717

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription made by, probably, a French prisoner named Peter Just (?) reading: '...; Peter Juste; 3 days; ...'. Second personal inscription made by Private Bernard Smith of the 4th battalion, the Seaforth...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 803

    From top to bottom. Inscription reading: 'Germans are bastards; Fuck them all'. Initials readind H Coy... It could refer to Private H. Coyle of the Gordon Highlanders, Army service number 2883929, POW number 5254. He was imprisoned in Camp...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN STALAG XXA, TORUŃ (THORN), POLAND

    part of "JAMIESON W W" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 62871

    British POWs performing on stage during a concert party held in Stalag XXA.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 771

    From top to bottom. Drawing of the Corps of Military Police regimental badge with a second personal inscription made by Corporal C. D. Matthew of the Corps of Military Police; Army service number 7685214, POW number 18268. Caption reads: 'Cpl Crash...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 631

    Personal inscription made by Fusilier John Gettings of the Lancashire Fusiliers, possibly 1/8th Battalion, from Salford, Manchester; Army service number 3445406, POW number 26026 Caption reads: 'John Gettings; Captured May 27 1940; Salford; Lancs...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 656

    From top to bottom. Large drawing of a crucifix. Various other inscriptions, unfortunately unreadable. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 659

    From top to bottom. Drawing of a heart pierced with an arrow with a caption reading: 'Man Marry'. Large drawing of a crucifix. Personal inscription made by Private R. Scott of the Seaforth Highlanders, Army service number 2821994, POW number...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 709

    Almost completely erased inscription reading: ';... all picking'. Various other inscriptions and half-erased drawings including two personal inscriptions, completely unreadable, made by two soldiers of, probably, the Leicestershire Regiment....

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 705

    Two personal inscriptions, grouped together, made by: Private P. H. Monk of the 2/5th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment, Army service number 4859290, POW number 4839. In the 'Prisoners of War; British Army 1939-1945' publication he is...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 715

    From top to bottom. Caption reading: 'Let Me Out You Bastards'. Personal inscription/warning made by Horace Davies of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI). Caption reads: 'Warning; Never let your braces dangle; 3 days...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 694

    From top to bottom. Almost completely erased personal inscription. Personal inscription made by an unidentified soldier of the South Staffordshire Regiment, transferred to the Worcestershire Regiment, Army service number 4919670 (?), unfortunately...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 777

    Photograph of the corner of the wall displaying surviving inscriptions, all described in next records. Fort XI of Stalag XXA (20A) in Toruń (Thorn).

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 779

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription written by a serviceman named Marsh of, probably, the Royal Army Service Corps. There are 8 servicemen named Marsh in the 'Prisoners of War: British Army 1939-1945' publication, none of them listed as a...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 758

    From top to bottom. Drawing of a heart with initial R and an nscription in French reading: 'Pour Pa Vie'. Personal inscription made by a French soldier named Henri Trileach (?) reading: 'Henri Trileach; 55 Riatcar; Prisonnier 21/6/1940...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 782

    From top to bottom. Drawing of the Soviet emblem - Hammer and sickle - accompanied by a poem (?), unfortunately unreadable: 'Russia come...' Personal inscription written by Private Reginald L. Maggs of the 2nd Battalion, the Dorset Regiment,...

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