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'The Treatment of British POWs' by Richard Lloyd

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Richard Lloyd was a teacher in Birmingham for over 30 years. As a history teacher in the 1970s he feels privileged to have interviewed First World War veterans including over 30 POWs. This talk is based on those interviews and continued research undertaken at various times ever since. He is a member of the Birmingham branch of the WFA and is their …


033: Winter 1991

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'Fallen Railwaymen' then 'British POWs' by respectively, Barry Kitchener and Richard Lloyd

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Two talks to be held at the Cumbria Museum of Military Life, Carlisle Castle.   Barry Kitchener will talk about 'Fallen Railwaymen of the Great War' while Richard Lloyd will give a talk on 'British Prisoners of War.  


'A Trip to Switzerland – a little-known aspect of the First World War' by Tony Foster

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A Trip to Switzerland – a little-known aspect of the Great War. Tony Foster's talk is on the heart-warming story of the visits by wives and sweethearts to POWs in Switzerland in 1916.  Many will know about the transfer of seriously wounded POWs from both sides to Switzerland for convalescence but few will know the rest of the story. Tony also talk…


The Treatment of Prisoners of war by the Germans on The Western Front with Richard Lloyd

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Branch AGM followed by Richard Lloyd and 'The Treatment of Prisoners of war by the Germans on The Western Front'. This talk is based on the interviews and other exchanges I had in the 1970's with over thirty former British Prisoners of War. It was inspired by a letter to The Times from a former RAMC officer and prisoner. He described the terr…


'The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front' a talk by Richard Lloyd

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Richard Lloyd will give a presentation titled "The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front".   The presentation will look at how British Prisoners of War were treated during the War by the Germans and offer a fascinating insight into a little known subject.


FREE: Study Day in Canterbury 'Culture in Captivity: Prisoners of War and Internees during the First World War'

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Join Gateways to the First World War for a free study day at Westgate Hall, Canterbury, exploring the experiences of Prisoners of War and civilian internees during the First World War, with historians Professor Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University), Dr Oliver Wilkinson (University of Wolverhampton) and Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent). Du…


"British POWs on the Western Front" by Richard Lloyd

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This presentation, whose full title is "The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front" is a talk based on interviews carried out with veterans in the 1970's and continued research. Special reference is made to those POWs who were never in a registered camp.


Richard Lloyd : “ ESCAPERS ALL – 1914 TO 1918 “

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'Escapers All'. The stories of the Officers and Other Ranks who escaped from German captivity 1914/1918. The talk will provide some background to the conditions in captivity for both officers and men, but it will concentrate on the preparation and planning of escapes. the 'escaping experience' ,and the consequences of failure. Some officers publi…


The Heilsberg 39: A New British First World War Cemetery in Poland

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Between August and December 1918 a number of British Prisoners of War died at Heilsberg Prisoner of War camp in the east of Germany. It is likely their deaths were a result of insufficient food, overwork or one of the diseases that often swept through these overcrowded and insanitary camps. Conditions in Germany at this time were harsh. Food was sc…