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  Item Reference: Caunter album/47


Photograph album from the collection of Brigadier John Alan Lyde Caunter (1889-1981). The album notably contains photographs of Crefeld POW camp, Germany, 1916, Caunter's return to UK following his escape from Schwarmstedt POW camp, Germany, 1917, group photographs of officers, Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, 1922-1923 and Senior Officers Course, Hythe, Kent, 1927.


Heroism And Gallantry


This gallery provides an insight into the role of heroism and gallantry in war and peace, including newspaper descriptions of the escape of prisoners of war; the heroic death of a naval officer during the Battle of Jutland in 1916 as seen through the eyes of a poet; the role of war memorial as a means…

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