Pages tagged with: prison

The last page of a censored letter sent from conscientious objector Merv Browne at Hautu Dentention Camp to Marjorie Clark, his future wife.
Joseph Pawelka escaped from Wellington's Terrace Gaol. It was the last in a series of bold but seemingly effortless prison escapes he made over a period of 18 months.
Wilder was a burglar who left apology and thank-you notes for his victims. He was at large for 65 days, becoming a renegade folk hero in the process. His second (and longer) period on the run the following year won him even greater notoriety.