[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] World War 1 internment camps in Canada

Bob Frederking robert.frederking at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 18:41:32 PDT 2014

Russia was an Ally of Great Britain during WW1, so our ancestors who 
came from Volhynia were on Russian passports and generally were not 

Bob Frederking

On 10/09/2014 8:41 PM, Helen Gillespie wrote:
> The August issue of a Toronto area German newspaper called ECHO GERMANICA
> outlined a story on  "enemy aliens" - mainly Ukrainian, Polish, Croatian
> and German immigrants who were interned during the First War -  even if
> they were naturalized citizens - or, if not interned, compelled to register
> with the local authorities on a regular basis.
> Perhaps your ancestor was one of these?
> A website about these 24 Canadian internment camps has been created and
> plaques will be dedicated in remembrance.  The Ukrainian Civil Liberties
> Union has been the main force behind the website found at
> http://www.internmentcanada.ca/
> A list of internees - mostly Ukrainian, but some German - is found in a
> publication called Roll Call - plus a number of other books on the subject
> - see  the bibliography
> http://www.internmentcanada.ca/resources-bibliography.cfm
> Helen
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