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52377: E.L.C. Ackx, courier of the British Information Service 1915-1918

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During the Great War my grandfather Eugène Ackx was a courier for the British Information Service (BIS) in Rotterdam. He carried documents between Belgium and Holland and one day when attempting to illegally cross the border he was arrested. Fortunately he managed to escape.The attached file gives some information of his recruitment and the account of his arrest and escape.

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4405.pdf| GWA_2991_Ackx-ELC-1915-1918.pdf|

Creator

Ackx, Eugène

Date

1915 - 1918

Date Created

01/01/1915

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Multiple

Medium

Text: Transcription

Type

Multiple

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Robert C. Ackx

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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