The National Archives

Prisoners Of War 1715-1945

In association with The National Archives, Findmypast is excited to present its Prisoners of war collection. The records are diverse and varied and comprise original source material provided by The National Archives, as well as transcript only records from other sources. The size and the scope of these records make them a fascinating resource for genealogists. The records not only include military personnel but also civilians, diplomats, missionaries and merchant seamen. You can find search tips and more details about the records below.


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