To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

 

Singapore Maru

 

 

Left Batavia in Java 1942/10/17 for Singapore with 3000 prisoners, arrived 25/10/1942.

Left Singapore for Takao/ Moji, Japan 1942/10/30 with 1100 prisoners, arrived 1942/11/25.

108 died on the journey or as a direct result from the deplorable conditions the prisoners endured.

 

Deaths

Name

Regiment

Unit

Adams, George

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Armstrong, Percy

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Artis, Harry Albert

Royal Air Force

RAF Seletar

Backway, Percy William

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Bacon, Dennis Walter

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 L.A.A. Regt.

Baker, William

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Barnbrook, Albert Reginald

Royal Artillery

H.Q. 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Barron, Samuel Edward

Royal Air Force

36 Sqn

Beckett, Albert John

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

153 MU

Bradshaw, Ronald Henry

Royal Artillery

241 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Brew, Leonard Charles

Royal Army Service Corps/Royal Artillery

attd. 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Bricknell, Leslie William Court

Royal Artillery

239 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Buck, Benjamin Robert

Royal Artillery

H.Q. 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Burgess, Alfred John

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

 

Camp, Robert James

Royal Artillery

49 Bty., 48 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Casey, James

Royal Artillery

H.Q. 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Chance, Phillip James Jethro

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Chatwin, William Charles

Royal Artillery

239 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Clarke, Arthur Edmund

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Clements, Lionel Arthur

Royal Artillery

240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Clulee, Leigh Walter Denis

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Cooley, Frank

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Corbyn, Stephen Alfred Edmund

Royal Corps of Signals

77 A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

Cross, Oswin Leslie

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Davies, Brinley

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

 

Dawes, Allen

Royal Corps of Signals

Royal Sigs

Deacon, George Arthur

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Devenish, Kenneth Godfrey

Royal Artillery

 

Dougherty, Jefferey

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Drew, Albert Stephen

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Dwyne, Eric

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Edwards, Ernest Harry

Royal Artillery

144 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Evans, John Cecil

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

242 Sqdn.

Fenney, George Nicholas

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Filmore, Frederick

Royal Air Force

RAF Seletar

French, Ernest William

Royal Army Ordnance Corps/Royal Artillery

attd.

Gallagher, James

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Hanrahan, James

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Harold, Edgar

Royal Artillery

78 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Harries, William Islwyn

Royal Corps of Signals

6 H.A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

Heawood, Cecil Lawrence

Royal Corps of Signals

6 H.A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

Hibbert, William

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Higgs, Edward John

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Hinton, Stanley Charles

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Hughes, Ernest

Royal Artillery

H.Q. 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Hunter, Alexander

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Jackson, James

Royal Artillery

48 Bty., 21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Jamieson, John

Intelligence Corps

351 Field Security Sec.

Jepson, Frederick

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

John, William Albert Johnny

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Jones, James Robert

Royal Corps of Signals

6 H.A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

Jones, Wilfred

Royal Army Ordnance Corps/Royal Artillery

attd.

Kennet, Charles Marshall

Royal Artillery

137 Field Regt.

Knowles, John "Jack"

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Lambert, Harry

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 

Lines, William Arnold Augustus

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 

Liptrott, Sidney

Pioneer Corps

175 Coy.

Lobb, Walter Edward

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Logan, John William

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

151 MU

Macey, Harry Vaughn

Royal Air Force

 

Mackin, Stephen

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Mc Donnell, James Carlisle

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

McCall, Harry Blythe

Royal Air Force

 

McCallum, Malcolm

Royal Artillery

6 H.A.A. Regt.

McDonald, Duncan

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

McDonald, John Vincent

Royal Artillery

6 H.A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

McLatchie, Hugh Boyd

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

McLellan, William Charles

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Meakin, William

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Mellor, Stanley

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Miller, Arthur

Royal Artillery

240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Morton, Hugh Richmond

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Morton, Robert

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Moth, John Bevington

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Palmer, Victor James

Royal Norfolk Regiment

5th Bn.

Paulter, William Henry

 

 

Pearson, Albert Reginald

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Pinkney, Thomas George

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Powell, Henry Charles

Royal Artillery

144 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Powell, John "Johnnie"

Royal Corps of Signals

6 H.A.A. Regt., R.A. Sig. Sec.

Ramsbottom, Percy Randolph

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Read, John

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Reid, William

Royal Artillery/Royal Army Ordnance Corps

attd.

Roberts, John Henry

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Robinson, George

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Routley, Leonard George

Royal Air Force

 

Sands, Richard

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Scourfield, Sidney Benjamin

Royal Artillery

240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Scourfield-Evans, Richard

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

AHq

Seviour, Hubert Charles

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Shayler, Frank

Royal Artillery

78 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Smith, David James

Royal Artillery

H.Q. 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Snape, William

Royal Artillery

21 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Snoxell, Charles Henry

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

242 Sqdn.

Stewart, Christopher

Royal Artillery

15 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Stiff, George Edward

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

Street, Thomas Stanley

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Styles, George Jessie

Royal Artillery

240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Sullivan, Daniel

Royal Artillery

239 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Sussex, Basil John Lewis

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Tinsley, Robert L

Royal Army Service Corps/Royal Artillery

attd.

Varey, David

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Watkins, David John

Royal Artillery

241 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.

Whelpton, Clifford James

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

100 Sqdn.

Whitehead, John Bernard

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Whittaker, David Benvis

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

Wickson, Frank

Royal Artillery

89 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Winkworth, Charles Alfred

Royal Artillery

12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.

 

Ill but Survived

Name

Regiment

Unit

Adams, James

Royal Artillery

 

Alexander, William Ernest

Royal Air Force

 

Bailey, Thomas Frank

Royal Artillery

 

Barnett, Edward Vernon

Royal Artillery

 

Bateman, Ernest Cecil

Royal Artillery

 

Bayford, Sidney Thomas

 

Inf

Bird, Harry

Royal Air Force

36 Sqn

Brindley, Richard Gregory

Royal Artillery

 

Brookes, David

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Burns, Robert William

Royal Artillery

 

Clapp, George

Royal Artillery

 

Connington, Ernest Henry

Royal Artillery

 

Crooks, Henry

Royal Artillery

 

Draycott, James Henry

Royal Artillery

 

Eales, Harry

Royal Air Force

Kota Bahru

Elliott, Harry

Royal Artillery

 

Fawcett, Frederick Siddell

Royal Artillery

 

Frank, Thomas Alfred

Royal Artillery

 

Freeman, John

Royal Artillery

 

Hailey, Arthur Ruler

Royal Artillery

 

Hale, James Gardinar

Royal Artillery

 

Halfred, Frederick Arthur

Royal Artillery

 

Hancock, Alfred

Royal Air Force

242 Sqn

Hollins, John

Royal Artillery

 

Howes, Ernest

Royal Artillery

 

Lewington, Walter Bryce

Royal Artillery

 

Liddell, Leslie Carse

Royal Air Force

Medical

Lodder, George Francis

Royal Air Force

242 Sqn

Marshall, Leonard Arthur

Royal Artillery

 

Moore, Alfred Edward

Royal Artillery

 

Oldfield, Christopher

Royal Air Force

Seletar

O'Neil, Owen

Royal Artillery

 

Palmer, William George

Royal Air Force

MU 152

Partlett, William Mark

Royal Artillery

 

Peacock, Charles William

Royal Artillery

 

Pickering, Alfred George

Royal Artillery

 

Rowall, Walter James

Royal Artillery

 

Saunders, William

Royal Artillery

 

Smith, Charles Steward

Royal Air Force

100 Sqn

Stokes, Donald Percy

Royal Air Force

AHq

Stones, Edward

Royal Artillery

 

Tomlinson, Henry

Royal Air Force

100 Sqn

Topping, Thomas

Royal Artillery

 

Triggs, Frederick

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Trotter, John Robert

Royal Artillery

 

Ward, Richard

Royal Artillery

 

Watts, Arthur Henry

 

Inf

 

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The above information is used by kind permission of:

Roger Mansell and the Center for Research, Allied POW’s Under the Japanese for the compilation and verification.

 

 

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