Friockheim, Camp 275/275a, Recreation Ground

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Alternative Names Kinnell Camp; Cemetery
Canmore ID 272560
Site Number NO54NE 85
NGR NO 5992 4959
Council ANGUS
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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