Announcement Date : 19/09/1915Categories: 1914-1919

The Southern Reporter – Suicide of a German Prisoner of War at Stobs

23 September 1915

Karl Klein, a German sailor and prisoner of war at Stobs Camp, near Hawick, was found dead in hospital there on Sunday, having hanged himself with his leather belt, which he had attached to one of the windows. Klein, who is said to be one of those who were on board the Blücher, which was sunk in the North Sea, had been in a depressed state for some time. He was 26 years of age, and married.

Western Times – Suicide

23 September 1915

Karl Klein, a German sailor who was a prisoner of war at Stobs Camp, has committed suicide by hanging. He had been  in a depressed state.

Manchester Evening News – Suicide

Karl Klein, a German sailor who was a prisoner of war at Stobs Camp, has committed suicide by hanging. He had been  in a depressed state.