POW diaries - Captain Percival Lowe, item 143

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 ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had m ade 

a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

the English at large in Hunland.


 ... A large drawing in colour of the camp Commandant, signed  PL , with Horn written under the drawing


The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

the mine managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

and  veg  merchant.


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 ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had m ade 

a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

the English at large in Hunland.


 ... A large drawing in colour of the camp Commandant, signed  PL , with Horn written under the drawing


The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

the mine managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

and  veg  merchant.



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  • November 19, 2017 02:25:21 Paivi Tenhunen

     ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


    B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had m ade 

    a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

    the English at large in Hunland.


     ... A large drawing in colour of the camp Commandant, signed  PL , with Horn written under the drawing


    The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

    uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

    to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

    senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

    the mine managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

    camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

    for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

    an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

    and  veg  merchant.



  • November 19, 2017 02:13:11 Paivi Tenhunen

     ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


    B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had missing

    a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

    the English at large in Hunland.


     ... A large drawing in colour of a camp Commandant, signed  PL , with Horn written under the drawing


    The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

    uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

    to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

    senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

    the mine managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

    camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

    for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

    an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

    and missingmerchant.



  • November 19, 2017 01:13:40 Paivi Tenhunen

     ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


    B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had missing

    a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

    the English at large in Hunland.


     ... A large drawing in colour of a camp Commandant, signed  PL , with  Horr.. written under the drawing


    The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

    uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

    to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

    senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

    the  mine managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

    camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

    for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

    an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

    and missingmerchant.



  • November 19, 2017 01:12:46 Paivi Tenhunen

     ... In purple ink at the top of the page:


    B Our friends the Belgians had a personal interest, because they also had missing

    a trap door.  If the scheme had succeeded there would have been more than

    the English at large in Hunland.


     ... A large drawing in colour of a camp Commandant, signed  PL , with  Horr.. written under the drawing


    The above was the favourite kit of the Commandant.  The

    uniform consisted of a cap and spurs.  He only condescended

    to wear full dress or uniform of any real kind when a

    senior to him was visiting the camp.  He lived in 

    the  ... managers house about 200 [superscript] x [/superscript] outside the

    camp.  Always about to go on leave for a presumably

    for fatness, and always at the last moment stopped

    an escape or something untoward.  Was a potato

    and missingmerchant.



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