§ 76. Mr. G. FABER
asked the hon. Member for Sheffield (Central Division) if he 1748 will state the respective dates when Captain von Muller, of the "Emden," and Lieutenant von Tirpitz became our prisoners of war; and whether their release from this country for internment in Holland was made strictly according to their priority of capture in conformity with the arrangement recently entered into with Germany by our Government?
§ Mr. JAMES HOPE (Lord of the Treasury)
I am informed that Lieutenant von Tirpitz was captured on 28th August, 1914, and Captain von Müller on 9th November. Their internment is strictly in accordance with the provisions of The Hague agreement as to priority of capture.