8 Tag Results for interned

Philip Ambrose McRae

On June 2, 1916 Philip Ambrose McRae was reported missing in action.

Heber Rogers

Heber Rogers was hit fifteen times in the face by shrapnel, captured by German troops, and hauled to a POW camp.

Welbourn Brothers

Frank joined the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles only to be captured by Germans and taken as a prisoner of war.

Hugh R. Dale-Harris

“The men who escaped say the last they saw of him he was firing his revolver at the Germans at about 40 yards.”

Thomas Williston

The body was that of Thomas Williston, who died of his wounds while in a German POW camp.

Dan Koneszynigi

Like many Ukrainians, Koneszynigi came to Canada with the promise of opportunities. Instead he found himself in an internment camp.

William Perchaluk

The day after the 211th Battalion left Calgary, Perchaluk was found hanging by the neck from a puttee fastened to his cell bars.

Prisoners and internees

For some, being a POW or an interned alien during the Great War was not much better than being in the trenches.