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Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – German Prisoner of War escapes from Stobs

7 May 1918

Otto Sohlmann, a German subject and a Petty Officer in the German Navy escaped from Stobs Camp on 30th April / 1st May.  Aged 24, he is of fresh complexion, blond hair and grey eyes.   He is of stout build and 5ft 2.5 ins tall.   He was wearing a naval uniform or corduroy suit with blue patch.