HC Deb 17 May 1916 vol 82 c1542W

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the fact that arrangements have been made between the German and French Governments under which wounded prisoners of war may be treated in Switzerland, he has made any efforts to secure similar benefits for British prisoners in Germany and German prisoners in Great Britain?


An agreement has been arrived at with the German Government for the transfer to Switzerland of British and German wounded and invalid combatant prisoners of war who are ineligible for repatriation under the agreement affecting incapacitated prisoners of war. The agreement is on the lines of that already existing between France and Germany.