After Almost 100 Years British WWI Prisoners of War Who Died in German Captivity Finally Have their Graves Marked with Headstones

Posted by admin on May 26, 2014

British prisoners of war who died in German camps in the First World War have finally been honoured with proper war graves. Thirty-nine servicemen who were held in the Heilsberg prisoner camp were commemorated in a ceremony today at the site, which is in modern-day Poland.

The men, some of them just teenagers, were buried in a common grave after they died from disease and mistreatment while incarcerated.

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