Friockheim, Camp 275/275a, Recreation Ground

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Alternative Names Kinnell Camp; Cemetery
Site Type PRISONER OF WAR CAMP (20TH CENTURY)(POSSIBLE)
Canmore ID 272560
Site Number NO54NE 85
NGR NO 5992 4959
Council ANGUS
Parish KINNELL
Former Region TAYSIDE
Former District ANGUS
Former County ANGUS
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Centred NO 5992 4959

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NO54NE 85 centred 5992 4959

The site of a possible Prisoner-of-war camp is siutated immediately to the E of the cemetery at Friockheim.
The site is visible on postwar vertical air photographs (106G Scot/UK 6, 3244-3245, flown 14 April 1946), and consists of at least four large and two smaller huts. In addition, a small rectangular area with paths can be seen situated centrally between the huts.
A Prisoner-of -war camp is noted at Friockheim as 'Kinnel Camp' in a list in 'Project Report. Twentieth Century Military Recording Project, Prsiner of War Camps (1939-1948)', National Monuments Records Centre, English Heritage Centre, July 2003 (Thomas, R, 2003).
Information from RCAHMS (DE), May 2005

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