I was fortunate enough to be given a copy of my grandfather's diary for his time as a POW in the First World War. Grandfather Kennedy attested in Canada and served with the PPCLI (Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry). He was wounded at Ypres, after which he attended Officers' School in the UK and re-attested with the Royal Irish Rifles (the family was still in Belfast). J. A. C. Kennedy as a Guest of the Kaiser Name and first name(s): KENNEDY Josias Alexander Chancellor Date of birth: 03.03.1896 Place of birth: Belfast Rank: 2. Lieutenant Unit: 12. Royal Irish Rifles Corps, 36. Div. Date and place of capture: 21.03.1918, St Quentin Places of detention: Prisoner of war in German hands, detained in Karlsruhe Offiziere Camp, coming from Bachant (according to a list dated 02.04.1918). Present in Offiziere Camp in Freiburg i. B., coming from Karlsruhe (according to a list dated 17.04.1918). From Two lists issued by German authorities.