Love Letter Appeal For Scots Pow
Daily Record|March 04, 2021
Museum in Poland tries to trace kin
Sally Hind

Historians are trying to solve the mystery of what happened to a Scottish prisoner of war after uncovering a letter his wife wrote him eight decades ago.

The note, sent to Private John Ross by his wife Agnes in Glasgow during World War II, was handed to a military museum in Poland.

Posted to the Stalag XXB PoW camp in northern Poland from the family home in Glasgow’s Bridgeton in 1941, Agnes’s letter says: “I hope you’re keeping well.

“I haven’t had any word from you in a while. It is worrying when the letters are long in coming but I know darling you’re not forgetting me.

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