Hell Ship Rolls -2

Suez Maru

 

This Page Is Dedicated To

6016330

Craftsman

Phillips, Rowland John

 

British

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

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

 

Japanese POW

Captured in Java

 

Died

Age

23

1943/11/29

 

Loved Ones

Son of John Alfred and Alice Phillips, of Goodmayes, Essex

 

Memorial

Column 112.

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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