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German PoW memorial service held in Dorchester

A service has been held at a memorial to the German prisoners of war (PoW) who died during their detention at a camp in Dorset.

Most succumbed to the flu pandemic at the camp in Dorchester.

At its height, more than 4,500 German PoWs were detained during World War One.

  • 11 Nov 2013
  • From the section Dorset
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