In the words of Alan
grandfather Fred Somerville (from Edinburgh) was a POW in Stalag VIIIb
from 1940 onwards.
grandfather was also a Catholic and on the back of one of the pictures he
little chapel which is erected in a small section of one of the bulgalows.
It’s capacity is about 50 people.The construction was carried out by our
own lads with ply-board , cardboard , silver paper etc from Red Cross
cases and cartons.The picture of the Crucifixion is a painting which is
extremely fine and beautiful, it also is the work of one of our lads.”
grandfather was also on the Death March and you can find his diary on the
following link: http://www.camomilesworld.com/raid/somervillediary.htm