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Prisoner of War postcard, Peak Dale, Stockport

A photograph of the reverse of a postcard sent by a German Prisoner of War named Ebermann who was based at a Working Camp at Peak Dale, near Stockport. Brocton Camp was the Parent Camp for a number of ...

Prisoners of War, Brocton Camp,

During the First World War two military camps were built on the Chase - Brocton Camp, which was located near to Anson's Bank, and Rugeley Camp which extended along Penkridge Bank. The two camps were ...

Prisoners of War, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

The former Regimental Institutes of "A" and "B" Lines were used for entertainment of various kinds by the Prisoners of War, including theatre, as they were the larger of the huts and suitable for this ...

Recreation of German Prisoner of War inscription on Cannock Chase

Based on written evidence, this reconstruction shows an inscription created by German PoWs held at Brocton Camp on Cannock Chase in the later stages of World War I. Made out of painted stones, the inscription ...

Roman Catholic Church at RAF Stafford

The interior of the Roman Catholic Church built by Prisoners of War at RAF Stafford. By the autumn of 1944 the Allies were on track for victory and peaceful preparations began with the inauguration of ...

Sand and gravel pit, Chase Road, Cannock Chase

This photograph was taken in 1982 and is the entrance to the gravel quarry near the top of Chase Road coming up the hill from Brocton. It is now a quiet area set aside for wildlife but before vast quantities ...

Sand and gravel pit, Chase Road, Cannock Chase

This is a view of the former sand and gravel pit at the top of Chase Road as you come out of Brocton. It was probably taken from what is now Chase Vista car park. Before the extraction of the aggregates ...

Two Gates Prisoner of War Camp, Tamworth

Nissen Huts at the Prisoner of War Camp in Two Gates. The camp was demolished and replaced by an Industrial/Factory Estate.

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