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Having been a prisoner of war
Thoracic Spondylosis - Prisoner of war Factor
Prisoners of war are identified on the client data base.
The veteran's statement of service will also record the fact that he was a prisoner of war.
The Repatriation Commission has defined a prisoner of war as a veteran who has been confined in a camp, building, prison or other restrictive area as a prisoner of the enemy, even if the confinement was for only a few hours.
Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 2005.
Clinical onset and operational service 
30034 there is some evidence that having been a prisoner of war may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.
292 the veteran was a prisoner of war at some time.
25485 the veteran was a prisoner of war before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.