WW1 Prisoner of War On Prison Ship 1915 Ryde Isle of Wight Cover Letter
|An outstanding WW1 cover and the enclosed letter - official Prisoner of War stationary, sent post free to Hessen Germany cancelled with the cachet POST FREE P.C PRISONERS OF WAR. |
To reverse shows the the senders address:
OBf Jakob Kinkel
Isle of Wight
Although he writer does not state which ship he is on, the letter includes 'at this time we are on a prison ship' this could have been the Tunisian (most likely as this was a military prisoner) or the Canada or Andania, both of which were also off the Isle of Wight.
Condition as shown: