Great Grandfather WW1

@Fang_Farrier - probably reached the end of this one, chap: for you (and others) that have a relly who was PW in either of the wars, you can do no worse than trawl through the website of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who maintained a huge database of PWs for both wars:


Have a care though, as the site is not very user friendly given that a French speaker has attempted to translate cursive script English (in most cases). Also, the data held is very much hit and miss: sadly, in A Love's case, it is very much 'miss':

ICRC POW Card-Alexander Love.JPG


And that's it, sadly. No other record that I could find-frustratingly, it does not record his date of capture. Given that we believe it was early War, it's probable that Alexander wasn't sure what date he went into the bag!
 
A couple of web pages here:


Lists 166 Pte. A Love as captured on or before 25th December 1914.

second link:



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