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This Page Is Dedicated To

1319147

Aircraftman 2nd Class

Sprake, Ronald John Leslie

 

British

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

 

 

Japanese POW

Captured in Java

 

Died

Age

22

1943/11/29

 

Loved Ones

Son of Pte. Henry Robert Sprake, The Dorsetshire Regt. (died on active service 8th December, 1939) and Lily Maria Sprake, of Bridport, Dorsetshire

 

Memorial

Column 430.

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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