Henry Kinder: Loss of Submarine AE2 & Prisoners of War

Picture of the extract of Kinder's diary on being taken prisoner

Kinder was taken prisoner on 30 March, 1915, with the rest of AE2ís crew. In his diary, he recounts the experience and privations of a prisoner of war. Petty Officer Stoker Henry James Ellyís captivity was to last for four long years. He was eventually repatriated to Australia on the steamship Janus on 22nd April, 1919.

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Australian War Memorial copy:
AWM: PR01466 [pp.29-41] (extract for quick reference) AWM: PR01466 (full report, slow download)

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