Author Topic: ICRC - all that glitters is not gold  (Read 2074 times)

Offline CHMrels

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ICRC - all that glitters is not gold
« on: January 11, 2015, 08:28:41 PM »
I traced my grandfather on the ICRC which placed him in a POW in Germany in 1918.  However, I've now received copies of other documents, in my grandfather's own hand, which state he was never at a proper prisoner of war camp and certainly was not in Germany.  He was held in Belgium and was moved around quite a bit but not that far afield.  At the Armistice the German officers told them they would be taken to Germany, so it's possible some documentation ended up there but not my grandfather himself - he did in fact escape so perhaps they lost track of him!

So take care - not everything you discover may be correct!

CHMrels

Offline Tim Bell

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Re: ICRC - all that glitters is not gold
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 08:57:44 PM »
Hi CHMRels,
I'd like to see the notes please.  Don't know how to upload though...
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Re: ICRC - all that glitters is not gold
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2015, 04:44:42 PM »
Very happy to share - just give me a little time to distribute through the family first  :)