Prisoners of War

18th August Market Rasen Mail reported that Willingham House, the regional Defence Centre was to be used for accommodation of POW’s.

POW’s held by the Japanese sent cables home letting their parents know that they are safe and well……

Good news about POWS 2-16

Both ‘clippings’ on this page are facsimiles of the original cuttings from the Mail as these are impossible to reproduce satisfactorily.

German and Italian POWs based in camps around Market Rasen cause some

concern to the locals!

A letter sent by an irate local to the Market Rasen Mail.

POW Child with German 2-16