1918/05/23 - Born Glasgow, Scotland
Son of Robert and Barbara Brodie
Occupation Commercial Traveller
1939/02 - Enlisted
155th Lanarkshire Yeomanry Field Regiment
11th Indian Division
1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore
1943/02/17 - Changi Camp
PoW No. M 7374
Commander Lt-Col Fasoon
1942/09 - Changi Hospital
Japanese Index Card - Side One
Japanese Index card - Side two
1942/10/25 - Transported to Taiwan in England Maru
1942/11/14 - Arrived Keelung, Taiwan
New PoW No. I 1565
Commander Major Crossley, 80th Anti Tank, Royal Artillery
PoWs worked in copper mine.
1945/02 - Kinkaseki Copper Mine was closed.
Moved to Kukutsu Camp.
Planting sweet potatoes and peanuts on an old tea plantation.
1945/08/15 - Japanese surrendered, the PoWs taken to Taipei at a camp called Churon.
1945/08/28 - Americans drop from B-29's for the camp accidentally killing three men.
1045/09/05 - Evacuated by American ship USS Block Island to Manila.
1945/09/18 - Sailed Empress of Australia to Liverpool
1945/10/27 - Arrived Liverpool
Never Forgotten - Taiwan
Brothers in Arms - Maurice Rooney
KEW:- WO 392/23, WO 361/1968, WO 361/2049, WO 361/1475/2, WO 361/2058, WO 345/7, WO 361/1536, WO 361/2184, WO 361/2068,