Japanese Homeland Rolls -2

 

To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

 

Hiroshima 5B - Innoshima

(Earlier Yahata - Mukaijima Branch Camp then  Fukuoka 12B)

Hiroshima 5B

First Group of British PoWs from Java (Java Party 5F), transported to Singapore in  Yoshida Maru, then transported from Singapore to Japan in the Dainichi Maru under leadership of Squadron Leader Eric William "Ricay" Wright . Second Group of PoWs transported from Hong Kong in Tatsuta Maru. PoWs worked in Shipyard.

1942/11/27 camp started as YAHATA Provisional PoW Camp Mukaijma Branch Camp. British POWs from Java arrive.

1943/01/? name changed to Fukuoka PoW Camp, Innoshima Branch Camp

1943/01/23 Hong Kong PoWs arrive with three Americans

1943/03/01 named Fukuoka 12B

1943/0714 control changed to Zentsuji PoW Camp 2B

1943/12/10 Camp Leader Squadron Leader Wright leaves for Zentsuji. Warrant Officer Pritchard takes over as Camp Leader.

1945/03/13 Plane attack kills  at least ten Japanese

1945/06/28 docks attacked two POWS wounded.

1945/07/28 American B-29 crew arrive shot down Lt W. Ross, Flt Officer McNeish and medical officer arrive at camp.

1945/07/30 food drop kills five Japanese

1945 September camp liberated

Thanks to:-

Hiroshima 5B - Innoshima Rolls

Please click on icon next to name for more information

Died

Name

Rank

Service/No

Nationality

Ashton, Hill Robert

Lance Corporal

3893

British

Dowding, Fred Charles

Leading Aircraftman

1255254

British

Durk, Wilfrid Brazier

Corporal

805454

British

Gibbs, Ronald Joseph

Aircraftman 1st Class

1228666

British

Gibson, William

Aircraftman 1st Class

995749

British

Lee, John Stirling

Lance Corporal

4667

British

Mackinnon, John Macdougal L.

Lance Corporal

4645

British

Parry, Ivor Glynn

Sergeant

341249

British

Poulson, William Thomas

Sergeant

805342

British

Robinson, Arthur David

Aircraftman 1st Class

1046886

British

Scott, Edward

Corporal

568889

British

 

Survived

Name

Rank

Service/No

Nationality

Allen,  Douglas Geoffrey

Private

2705

British

Bab, JamesWoodrow

Ist Class

 

American

Bateson,  John Henry

Leading Aircraftman

962031

British

Batty,  Wilfred

Leading Aircraftman

944068

British

Belcher,  Edward Henry Francis

Leading Aircraftman

524620

British

Bellemy,  Edward Crown

Sergeant

 

British

Bilson,  William Terry

Sergeant

2355

British

Blount,  Walter Henry

Corporal

2318812

British

Blow,  William

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1530542

British

Bond,  Victor Charles

Private

2099

British

Bonnes,  Hedley Allen

Corporal

805490

British

Bray,  Robert John

Leading Aircraftman

805456

British

Brede,  Edward Arthur

Leading Aircraftman

618009

British

Broadbridge,  Norman

Lance Corporal

2239

British

Broadbridge,  Reginald Thomas "Reg"

Private

2690

British

Broadis,  Clifford George

Sergeant

805357

British

Brophy,  David

Aircraftman 1st Class

615939

British

Brown,  Arthur James

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1177949

British

Bruce,  Hugh Dalrymple

Gunner

 

British

Butler,  Ernest Oswald

Gunner

5036

British

Cameron,  William Reid

Leading Aircraftman

994977

British

Cant,  Henry William

Leading Aircraftman

1266239

British

Clemo,  Freddie J D

Private

4264

British

Collis,  Leslie John

Leading Aircraftman

1054308

British

Corkill,  Joseph Angus

Leading Aircraftman

973796

British

Cotterell,  George

Private

 

British

Cox,  Frederick

Flight Officer

357196

British

Coxhead,  Geoffrey S

Gunner

4286

British

Coxhill,  Leslie Fred

Private

 

British

Crawford,  Alec Kitchener

Gunner

 

British

Crocker,  George Woodrow

Corporal

1169254

British

Cullen,  F

Private

2866

British

Dalgarno,  Anthony Forbes

Leading Aircraftman

969857

British

Davies,  Geraint G. "Garry"

Sergeant

3209

British

Day,  Douglas G. "Ginger"

Private

3411

British

Dixon,  Ian Gordon N

Private

4823

British

Dodds,  George

Sergeant

4346

British

Dove,  James Walter

Lance Corporal

2335489

British

Duffield,  Walter

Private

4102

British

Dugdale,  Albert Arthur

Aircraftman 1st Class

1277422

British

Dunigan,  William

Aircraftman 1st Class

1373431

British

Dunne,  B O'Meara

Gunner

 

British

Eastman,  Alfred Leonard

Private

782

British

Everest,  Robert John V.

CSM

2054

British

Fabel,  Fred Arthur

Warrant Officer 1st Class

 

British

Fallon,  Pat

Private

3283

British

Fieldhouse,  Fredd Albert

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1284811

British

Fincher,  Edward Charles "Teddy"

CQMS

1878

British

Fisher,  Edward Joseph

Private

 

British

Fisher,  John Arthur

Private

4642

British

Fisher,  William Diego

Private

 

British

Fitzhenry,  John Ken

Gunner

5189

British

Forrow,  Kenneth M. OBE

Private

2587

British

Foster,  Thomas H.

Private

 

British

Fowler,  Ernest Allen Woodward

Private

2178

British

Fulton,  James

Aircraftman 1st Class

1064120

British

Furnell,  John G.

Private

 

British

Gegg,  William Stanley

Signalman

3141

British

Gellman,  Boris Abraham

Private

 

British

Glendinning,  Lyall James S.

Lance Corporal

2216

British

Goldburn,  George

Private

 

British

Goldenberg,  Alan Ezra

Private

5245

British

Hailstone,  Brian

Private

 

British

Haines,  Herbert James

Aircraftman 1st Class

646599

British

Hall,  Robert Frederick

Leading Aircraftman

805483

British

Halsall,  Harold

Private

4687

British

Hamilton,  Douglas Haig

Signalman

3304

British

Handforth,  Fred

Corporal

805505

British

Harper,  Robert William

Corporal

949544

British

Harris,  Hyman C

Leading Aircraftman

1005967

British

Hawkins,  Ronald Albert

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1235181

British

Henderson,  Philip Filon

Aircraftman 1st Class

1055531

British

Hirst,  William Henry G.

Lance Corporal

1359

British

Hitchcock,  Henry William

Aircraftman 1st Class

1277698

British

Hodson,  Albert

Corporal

805351

British

Holland,  Frank

A F Sgt

343626

British

Hornby,  Jack

Signalman

2352071

British

Hornsby,  Cyril Joseph

Leading Aircraftman

912367

British

Hudson,  Arthur

Corporal

805455

British

Hurst,  Bernard

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1057221

British

Ient,  Albert Victor

Sergeant

6653403

British

Izatt,  Duncan Boag Jr

Private

3654

British

Jackson,  George

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1112337

British

Jackson,  William Thomas

Aircraftman 1st Class

650097

British

Jardine,  William Stevenson

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1011990

British

Jones,  Cyril Ralph

Corporal

805065

British

Keen,  Kenneth Lynn

Private

 

British

Kees,  Herbert Otto

Private

 

British

Kelly,  Charles Terence Russell

Warrant Officer

1154274

British

Kempton,  John

Private

3152

British

Kennedy,  Tom

Corporal

2570888

British

Kim,  Nicholas

Private

 

British

King James Joseph O

Signlman

5524

British

King,  Thomas Henry W

Gunner

2953

British

Kinght,  Humphrey G.U.

Gunner

4725

British

Knox,  Douglas Haig

Gunner

3880

British

Knox,  William Thomas

Corporal

2373

British

Lamb,  William Graham

Lance Corporal

 

British

Lapsley,  Anthony Wifred

Gunner

4521

British

Lapsley,  Ferdinand M

Gunner

4522

British

Lapsley,  Robert Henry A

Gunner

2838

British

Le Patourel,  Charles Barry

Signalman

4727

British

Le Tissier,  Peter James

Lance Corporal

3757

British

Linnane,  Jack Douglas

Aircraftman 2nd Class

553916

British

Lloyd,  Edward James

Corporal

624142

British

Longbottom,  Irvine

Sgt Instr

 

British

Love,  David

Aircraftman 1st Class

994544

British

Lowe,  William

Private

4408

British

Lynch,  Alfred

Leading Aircraftman

978913

British

MacDonald,  Archibald

Signalman

2355279

British

Macintyre, James Lachlan

Private

 

British

Mackenzie,  Norman H

Gunner

4684

British

Macnair,  Donald

Sgt Instr

 

British

Maguire,  William Henry

Corporal

1169929

British

Mancell,  Harold J

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1240482

British

Manson,  Charles Joseph

Private

3655

British

Martland,  Leslie

Private

 

British

Mathias,  Edgar George

Lance Corporal

 

British

Matthews,  Clifford N

Private

 

British

Matthews,  Eric Neville

Private

4253

British

McColgan,  Daniel

Sergeant

2816

British

McDermott,  William Daniel

Leading Aircraftman

510785

British

McDonald,  John W

Private

 

British

McKenna,  David

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1077263

British

McKenzie,  Robert Adams

Leading Aircraftman

1121170

British

Melhuish,  Albert Edward

Leading Aircraftman

936167

British

Millington,  Leslie Charles

Sergeant

2103

British

Mitchell,  James George

Private

 

British

Mogford,  Edward M. "Dai"

Corporal

 

British

Moseley,  John

Aircraftman 1st Class

1024661

British

Moulstone,  Cyril

Leading Aircraftman

965405

British

Musker,  Leslie

Private

3142

British

Parkinson,  Percy Oswald

Aircraftman 1st Class

1094682

British

Parsons,  David Orchard

Private

3234

British

Paterson,  George Wright

Private

3870

British

Perry, Frank

Civilian

 

American

Philtrip,  Charles Eric

Leading Aircraftman

572786

British

Pincott,  Douglas

Aircraftman 1st Class

1019053

British

Price,  John

Flight Sergeant

805044

British

Pritchard,  Tom

Leading Aircraftman

962032

British

Pritcherd,  Harold Alfred

Warrant Officer

364908

British

Pryse,  Ronald

Corporal

567783

British

Pullen,  William P

Private

 

British

Radford,  Thomas Henry

Leading Aircraftman

1202288

British

Rangeley,  Dennis

Leading Aircraftman

805452

British

Ravenscroft,  Edward

Sergeant

805343

British

Read,  Arthur Edward

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1211584

British

Read,  Joe

Private

4635

British

Richards,  John Alfred

Leading Aircraftman

1179806

British

Ridge,  John

Leading Aircraftman

1026030

British

Ringe,  Donald Frank

Corporal

1305484

British

Rose,  Burton Philip

Aircraftman 1st Class

1112935

British

Ross,  George Ronald

Gunner

 

British

Rowe,  Albert William

Sergeant

5243

British

Salter,  Cedric Lawrence

Sergeant

3305

British

Seaton,  Albert Edward

Aircraftman 1st Class

1107946

British

Sharp,  Ronald

Aircraftman 1st Class

1143281

British

Sheer,  John Alfred

Aircraftman 1st Class

619590

British

Sherriff,  George H.

Sergeant

2948

British

Smart,  Clifford George

Leading Aircraftman

805484

British

Smith,  Derek Edwin "Ted"

Corporal

815233

British

Smith,  Raymond Walter

Private

 

British

Spink,  George William Charles

Aircraftman 1st Class

631974

British

Squires,  Frederick Arthur

Leading Aircraftman

909044

British

Strang,  Ian MacFarlane Duff

Aircraftman 1st Class

1100038

British

Sunburk,  William Herbert

Aircraftman 1st Class

1276782

British

Syder,  Ernest Edward

Aircraftman 1st Class

575594

British

Sykes,  Leonard

CQMS

3321

British

Tandy,  Edward J. "Tully"

Gunner

4797

British

Taudien,  Charles Hugo

Private

4564

British

Thomas,  Robert William

Corporal

651056

British

Thompson,  G.

Sergeant

805441

British

Timmins,  Desmond Harry

Leading Aircraftman

805513

British

Tinson,  Arthur Cecil

Private

 

British

Vassie,  George Alfred

Leading Aircraftman

542615

British

Wade, Harold Anderton

Aircraftman 1st Class

1120333

British

Warrington,  Leonard

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1067404

British

Watson,  Dennis

Aircraftman 1st Class

576548

British

White,  Victor Harold

CSM

1759

British

Wilkerson, Melvin C

Seaman

 

American

Williams,  Ernest Hillas

Sergeant

4376

British

Wilson,  William Murray

Private

 

British

Wood,  James

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1158010

British

Wood,  Walter John

Leading Aircraftman

611883

British

Wright,  Norman William George

Corporal

625861

British

 

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