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Saturday 14 April 1917 - German prisoners working well

Category World War I: Prisoners of War in Evesham
The Evesham Journal
Transcription of article

At a meeting of the Worcestershire Food Production Committee on Wednesday, the Organising Secretary (Mr S M Lander said he received a letter from Mr J B Wright, of Evesham, stating that the German prisoners were working very well, and that everybody was satisfied with them. The men had worked 12,010 hours and there were on the books  applications for 180 men. A request was made for 25 more men, and the committee resolved to make application for 25 more prisoners.