Location of Prisoner of  war/ Internment camps in Essex

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Detention Centre for POW and Internees

Chelmsford Prison Detention Barracks

Hospitals with facilities for POW and Internees

Colchester Military Hospital

Purfleet Military Hospital

Prison Ships for POW and Internees at Southend on Sea

Prince Edward



Working Camps run under auspices of Pattishall POW Camp

Billericay - The Union Workhouse

Chelmsford - The Union Workhouse

Chigwell Row - Foxborough farm

Dunmow - The Union Workhouse


Grays -The Wouldham Cement Company

Great Baddow

Halstead - The Union Workhouse


Marks Tey

Mayland - Henry Samuel Hall



Saffron Walden - The Union Workhouse

South Ockenden

Stanford le Hope

Steeple Bumpstead

Stratford - Water Lane


West Ham - Abbey Mills, Manor Road

West Mersea

Agricultural working group of men run under auspices of Pattishall POW Camp

Belmont House, Chigwell

Chipping Ongar

Great Coggeshall