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Aug 26, 2021

German PoW heroism in Tywyn


In August 1919, Britain enjoyed its first summer holiday since the war but there were still German prisoners of war at the Neptune Hall camp in Tywyn, Gwynedd. One of the PoWs was hailed as a hero after he dashed into the sea, fully ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

clothed, to help a teenage girl from Birmingham. He succeeded in bringing her back to shore but she soon died. For more on the history of Neptune Hall and its wartime camps, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the frame of the Tywyn & District History Society's interpretation board beside the coast path near Neptune Hall. Or click here