To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”


The photo is believed to show the survivors of the Rakuyo Maru in PT kit with their Physical Training instructor, R Austin A.P.T.C, whilst in rehabilitation. The signatures are from the back of the photo so are in reverse order to the photo.

Left to right in PT kit: with links to their page in the Roll of Honour-

Backrow:- Wilfred Barnett  - H. Smethurst - R. Austin (A.P.T.C) - Frederick Ernest Wiles

Front Row:- A. Ogden - H. Jones - H.E. WilsonC.M. Lowden


Frederick Wiles story is at:-




Britain at War


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