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Researching First World War POWs
If one of your ancestors was a prisoner of war between 1914 and 1919, these websites may reveal more information
1 Forces War Records w forces-war-records.co.uk/wwiprisoners-of-war-in-germany
Search for your military ancestor in a database of POWs held in Germany and Turkey during the First World War.
2 Imperial War Museum w iwm.org.uk/history/voices-of-thefirst-world-war-prisoners-of-war
Read first-hand accounts from British prisoners of exhaustion, dreadful cold and starvation rations.
3 Findmypast POW Collection w search.findmypast.co.uk/searchworld-records/prisoners-ofwar-1715-1945
This expansive collection was compiled in association with The National Archives.