Thursday 14 June 2012

FindmyPast publishes POW records

FindmyPast ( has published records concerning British prisoners of war in the two world wars.

For the First World War:
  • 7,703 British Army Officers who were Prisoners of War between 1914 and 1918

For the Second World War:
  • British Navy & Air Force Officers: 19,229 records
  • Officers of Empire serving in British Army: 39,808 records
  • British Army held in German territories: 107,000 records

Further information is available at

Don't forget that information on over 2000 British civilian prisoners of war interned in Germany during the First World War is freely available on my The Ruhleben Story project page at


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