POW diaries - Captain Percival Lowe, item 165

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                                                    78.

in it which I ought not to have. As my contraband was neither

in my baggage or on my person there was no difficulty here.

But it was a big rush & I only got on parade east to

find the man who was to give me my ^[insert] contraband [/insert] notes had not turned

up. I sent someone for him & got them at the very last

moment.

We left Clausthal amidst an six of straf -straf against the

English- An Australian Flying officer who had been

passed for Switzerland went off to do 2 yrs imprisonment

which he had been awarded by a Court Martial for being

so it was alleged too open in this criticisms of the German 

Navy.  ...  2 officers off the Apam one Naval & the other military

went off the a punishment camp because some German

N.C.O in the Cameroons had been sentenced to a long

imprisonment for being caught with sporting ammunition

on his person. It was a Kaiserlich try to get his

sentence reduced.

x This officer arrived in Switerland in March having thus

done 3 months imprisonment.



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                                                    78.

in it which I ought not to have. As my contraband was neither

in my baggage or on my person there was no difficulty here.

But it was a big rush & I only got on parade east to

find the man who was to give me my ^[insert] contraband [/insert] notes had not turned

up. I sent someone for him & got them at the very last

moment.

We left Clausthal amidst an six of straf -straf against the

English- An Australian Flying officer who had been

passed for Switzerland went off to do 2 yrs imprisonment

which he had been awarded by a Court Martial for being

so it was alleged too open in this criticisms of the German 

Navy.  ...  2 officers off the Apam one Naval & the other military

went off the a punishment camp because some German

N.C.O in the Cameroons had been sentenced to a long

imprisonment for being caught with sporting ammunition

on his person. It was a Kaiserlich try to get his

sentence reduced.

x This officer arrived in Switerland in March having thus

done 3 months imprisonment.




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  • June 29, 2017 19:04:17 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        78.

    in it which I ought not to have. As my contraband was neither

    in my baggage or on my person there was no difficulty here.

    But it was a big rush & I only got on parade east to

    find the man who was to give me my ^[insert] contraband [/insert] notes had not turned

    up. I sent someone for him & got them at the very last

    moment.

    We left Clausthal amidst an six of straf -straf against the

    English- An Australian Flying officer who had been

    passed for Switzerland went off to do 2 yrs imprisonment

    which he had been awarded by a Court Martial for being

    so it was alleged too open in this criticisms of the German 

    Navy.  ...  2 officers off the Apam one Naval & the other military

    went off the a punishment camp because some German

    N.C.O in the Cameroons had been sentenced to a long

    imprisonment for being caught with sporting ammunition

    on his person. It was a Kaiserlich try to get his

    sentence reduced.

    x This officer arrived in Switerland in March having thus

    done 3 months imprisonment.



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