The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of gallant and distinguished services rendered whilst prisoners of war in Japanese hands:-
To be Additional Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:-
Acting Wing Commander
ATKINS George Purcell
Order of the British Empire
Whilst prisoners of war in Japanese hands
The London Gazette - 37744
“We will remember them”
Britain at War
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