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Knox was employed as a censor at the camp from 1914 to 1919, His job was to censor letters and parcels being sent into and out of the camp.

At the height of its use the camp held 23,000 internees.

Much more can be found out about the camp inside the Knockaloe musuem.

Two exhibits are shown below that confirm Knox's presence at the camp. A hut sign painted with his lettering and the Knockaloe Knews Newspaper

Hut and Friedberg outside a hut at Knockaloe.

The hut has a Knox painted sign on it.

A close up of the sign painted in Knox lettering.

Calligraphy design by Archibald Knox for 'Knockaloe Knews'

Date made: 1910s

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Calligraphy design for Knockaloe Newspaper, 'Knockaloe Knews Edited by 'A Knowit'. Archibald Knox worked as a censor at Knockaloe internment camp during the First World War.

Measurements: overall: 21.5 cm x 13 cm

Materials: paper

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: R-1114

Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage.