Hell Ship Rolls -2

Suez Maru

 

This Page Is Dedicated To

3197011

Driver

Beesley, Thomas

 

British

Royal Army Service Corps

attd. 21 Lt. A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery

 

Japanese POW

Captured in Java

 

Died

Age

32

1943/11/29

 

Loved Ones

 

 

Memorial

Column 99.

SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

 

Sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6 22' South by 116 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.

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