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First World War Internee Schuler Erwin von der Wippel and compound guard, Knockaloe Camp, Isle of Man

Date(s): ?1918

Scope & Content: The identification of Schuler Erwin von der Wippel is based upon the prisoner number 20845 which is marked on the glass plate, and comparison with the numbers in the parcel label collection held by MNH at MS10985. Details on label: Camp 4, Compound 2, Hut 2B. From parcel label:- Sender – R.v.d. Wippel, Leipzig, Eisenbahnstr. 80. He is seated on the right, based on comparison with other photos in this series.

Also present a guard Sergeant and to his left prisoner 21657 Nis Baltzer identified from another image in this series.

Erwin Kurt Ferdinand von der Wippel appears on a list at Handforth Camp in November 1914. NOK address: Rhein. von der Wippel, Leipzig-Neustadt, Neustadterstr.15. Red Cross information bureau number 26349.

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/7870/38686

Subject tags : hut interior, military, guard.


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