Glatton Village, this building was used to house German prisoners of war between 1914- 1918.(click show text). Glatton prisoners of war 1914-1918.
In 2010 the Sawtry History Society were conducting a graveyard survey in Glatton, at church of St Nicholas. When searching the burial records it was found that two German prisoners of war had been buried in the same grave. After some research it was found that no grave exist now, but an indication as to were it was is in the burial records their bodies were removed in 1963, and taken to the German Military Cemetery in Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. The two prisoners apparently died of influenza on the same day 30th November 1918 and were both buried on the 2nd December 1918. The names of the Germans were Heinrich Danzer aged 32years and Georg Rutzmoser aged 23 years. Not very much else is known about the prisoners at this time, but research is still going on.
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