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First World War internee Otto Ermert Douglas Camp Isle of Man

Date(s): ?1917

Scope & Content: The glass plate is marked with a name and prisoner number: 4374 Mr Ermert. This corresponds to 4374 Otto Ermert in the Douglas Camp Daybook.

He appears on the ICRC website as Otto Ferdinand Wilhelm Ermert. Red Cross information bureau number 4184. He appears on a November 1914 list of prisoners, age 37, Leutnant in Pionier Batt. 11 Reserve. Born Betzdorf, Rheinprov. Douglas Camp Daybook records: Received at Douglas Camp from Knockaloe Camp, Peel 27.3.1916. Transferred from Douglas Camp to Wakefield 11.1.1918 en-route for Holland.

Nationality: German

Language: English

Extent: overall: 16 cm x 12 cm

Physical description: Black & white glass half-plate negative

Item name: photograph

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/7870/37232


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