POW diaries - Captain Percival Lowe, item 130

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point in circle in top of left margin Other well known characters here among the allies were –

The Pope – A Frenchman who was once  crimed  with

Committing a nuisance in the Bath.

Don Q – A character outwardly like the character.

And amongst the Russians we had:–

Lord Charles – Champaign Charlie – and such like names

which speak for themselves.


after several line spaces, written in purple: ^ We told him in the words of our first commandant

here "that it was his good fortune to shed his blood for

the fatherland."


 

after several line spaces, at bottom of page written in purple:

^ In facts the odds were largely on the prisoners for

he sometimes did bark at a strange Hun.

I suppose the fact was that owing to the many changes

of the guard they were unaware that he had run

about with us during his puppy days, now he occupi  'ed' cut off

the part of honour. So much the better !

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point in circle in top of left margin Other well known characters here among the allies were –

The Pope – A Frenchman who was once  crimed  with

Committing a nuisance in the Bath.

Don Q – A character outwardly like the character.

And amongst the Russians we had:–

Lord Charles – Champaign Charlie – and such like names

which speak for themselves.


after several line spaces, written in purple: ^ We told him in the words of our first commandant

here "that it was his good fortune to shed his blood for

the fatherland."


 

after several line spaces, at bottom of page written in purple:

^ In facts the odds were largely on the prisoners for

he sometimes did bark at a strange Hun.

I suppose the fact was that owing to the many changes

of the guard they were unaware that he had run

about with us during his puppy days, now he occupi  'ed' cut off

the part of honour. So much the better !


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  • June 23, 2017 17:13:19 Liam Benison

    point in circle in top of left margin Other well known characters here among the allies were –

    The Pope – A Frenchman who was once  crimed  with

    Committing a nuisance in the Bath.

    Don Q – A character outwardly like the character.

    And amongst the Russians we had:–

    Lord Charles – Champaign Charlie – and such like names

    which speak for themselves.


    after several line spaces, written in purple: ^ We told him in the words of our first commandant

    here "that it was his good fortune to shed his blood for

    the fatherland."


     

    after several line spaces, at bottom of page written in purple:

    ^ In facts the odds were largely on the prisoners for

    he sometimes did bark at a strange Hun.

    I suppose the fact was that owing to the many changes

    of the guard they were unaware that he had run

    about with us during his puppy days, now he occupi  'ed' cut off

    the part of honour. So much the better !


  • June 23, 2017 17:10:53 Liam Benison

    point in circle in top of left margin Other well known characters here among the allies were –

    The Pope – A Frenchman who was once  crimed  with

    Committing a nuisance in the Bath.

    Don Q – A character outwardly like the character.

    And amongst the Russians we had:–

    Lord Charles – Champaign Charlie – and such like names

    which speak for themselves.


    after several line spaces, written in purple: ^ We told him in the words of our first commandant

    here "that it was his good fortune to shed his blood for

    the fatherland."


  • June 23, 2017 17:09:19 Liam Benison

    point in circle in top of left margin Other well known characters here among the allies were –

    The Pope – A Frenchman who was once  crimed  with

    Committing a nuisance in the Bath.

    Don Q – A character outwardly like the character.

    And amongst the Russians we had:–

    Lord Charles – Champaign Charlie – and such like names

    which speak for themselves.


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