Post war

Following the Armistice in November 1918, the story of Raikeswood Camp did not end there. It took another 11 months for the German prisoners to be repatriated and then once the camp had been dismantled, the huts continued to be used for other purposes.

An unexpected visit by the German airship, the Hindenburg, in 1936 brought a “message a friendship” by paying tribute to one of the victims of the Spanish flu.

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