Can you shed light on Italian connection?

Mammi Otello pictured around the time of World War Two.

Mammi Otello pictured around the time of World War Two.

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A SCUNTHORPE resident is asking Herald readers for any information on the employment of Italian prisoners-of-war in the Garioch during World War Two.

Philip Robinson contacted the Herald on behalf of an Italian acquaintance, Vanda Mammi, who has an old photograph of her late father Otello Mammi with another man and dog.

The mystery picture of Otello Mammi with Sandy Thomson and dog

The mystery picture of Otello Mammi with Sandy Thomson and dog

Philip siad, “Ms Mammi knows that after being captured and becoming a prisoner-or-war, initially at “Camp No 17” near Sheffield, her father was employed on a farm, and that he had a local friend, named as Sandy Thomson.

 

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