Doonfoot (Bun) POW Camp

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Doonfoot (Bun) POW Camp

Post by mspring » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:34 pm

ImageCan anyone tell me why the POW Camp at Doonfoot has the - (Bun) - part added to the name?

Thank you. Malcolm

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Re: Doonfoot (Bun) POW Camp

Post by Penny Tray » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:26 pm

I don't know for sure but wonder if it simply indicates that the camp was the property of Billy BUtliN, loaned temporarily to the Admiralty- see the following link: -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butlin%27s_Ayr
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