|Trumpington Local History Group
Trumpington Prisoner of War
Camp (World War II)
|Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group, 2019. Updated 19 December 2019.
|Archival material and recollections about the Camp:
Recollections from Hauxton in Times Past and an interview on Radio Cambridgshire (Ken
Recollections of Brother Herbert Kaden (Hiltrud Hall)
Recollections of Rudi Tecklenberg's family (Hitrud Hall)
Recollections of Vittorio Prati's family (Cristina Prati)
Camp Pass issued to Giovanni Gemma, September 1944
Letter sent by Josef Viehauser to his wife, Anny, 1946 (Arthur Brookes)
Newspaper cuttings (Arthur Brookes)
The altar at Camp 45, 1942 (Angela Walker)
Letter sent by Sgd. Laricchia Tommaso to Major Harris, February 1943 (Ian Hollingsbee)
Christmas Card sent from the Italian prisoners at Camp 61 to Major Harris, 1944 (Ian
Family stories about experiences involving the Trumpington PoW Camp (Frank and Joan
Edwards (information from Jo Speak) and Henryk and Tania Zmura (information from Alex
Giasemidis and Tania Zmura))
The history of the camp was discussed at the Local History Group meeting on 20 October 1998.
There is an aerial photograph of the area in Trumpington Past & Present, page 51.
Prisoner of War Camps, 1939-1948. Twentieth Century Military Recording Project. Roger J.C.
Thomas, 2003, English Heritage (PDF file).
If you have additional information or recollections about the camp, please let us know.
|Ordnance Survey map, 1954,
former PoW camp marked as
|The Prisoner of War Camp, Hauxton Road,
Trumpington, late 1940s. Donated by the widow of
one of the prisoners, Armin Renner. From Brother
Herbert Kaden via Hiltrud Hall.