POW objects from Ceylon

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POW objects from Ceylon

Prisoners developed skills in leather and metal work.

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  • 1. At 09:09 on 2 June 2010, Trevor wrote:

    Who were the prisoners?

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  • 2. At 19:09 on 3 June 2010, andybp wrote:

    not sure the objects were given to my grandfather who never spoke about his time in Ceylon as it was 'horrific' in his own words.

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