Japanese Homeland Rolls -2

 

To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

 

Hiroshima 7B - (Ube) Okinoyama

(Earlier known as Yahata (Ube):  Fuk. Ube B: Fuk. 7B: Fuk. 2D: Hir. 5D)

Hiroshima 7B

First group of British PoWs dep. 1942/10/17 in Singapore Maru from Java, arr. 1942/10/25  Singapore, dep.  1942/10/30 arr. 1942/11/25 Moji. 27 Nov 1942. 170 British including 17 Officers under Colonel Scott. (including Col Scott, Col Brigdin, Maj Graham, Maj Robinson, Captain Chenery). Journey to Japan

Second Group of British from Thailand-Burma Railway (Japan Party Two) dep. 1944/07/04 in the Asaka Maru from Singapore. The convoy, SHIMA-05, was reorganized as MI-08 at Miri, Borneo 1944/07/08. The Asaka Maru later ran aground 1944/10/12 when it experienced technical problems in a storm, the PoWs (707) transferred at Takao to the Hakusan Maru  dep.  1944/08/22 Taiwan arr. 1944/08/30 Japan.

PoWs worked in Okinoyama Coal Mine on the outskirts of Ube.

26 Nov 1942/11/26 camp started as Yahata Provisional PoW Camp, Ube Branch Camp.

1942/11/27  British (170) arrive ex Singapore Maru.

1943/01/01 camp renamed Fukuoka PoW Camp Ube Branch

1943/02/01 camp renamed Fukuoka 7B

1943/07/29 Col Scott and six officers were moved to Zentsuji PoW Camp

1943/07/25 Dr. John G. Feder, Lt jg, USN (MC) arrives (ex Moji, ex Zentsuji, ex Guam)

1943/12/01  camp renamed Fukuoka 2D

1944/07/22 second group of British arrive ex Asaka Marur & Hakusan Maru.

1945/04/14 control transferred to Hiroshima 5D later in month to 5B

1945 September camp liberated.

Thanks to:-

Hiroshima 7B - Okinoyama Rolls

Please click on icon next to name for more information

Died

Name

Rank

Service/No

Nationality

Burton, William George

Gunner

1549685

British.

Clark, William Arthur

Serjeant

1550115

British.

Clarke, Frederick William

Gunner

1757632

British.

Cutbush, Harold William

Major

44989

British.

Epton, John William Herbert

Gunner

1481589

British.

Ginman, Harry Thomas

Gunner

1788829

British.

Holmes, Cyril

Gunner

1732009

British.

Howard, Leslie Frederick

Private

5833592

British.

Lambert, Frederick George

Lance Serjeant

1483258

British.

Lambourne, William Ernest

Gunner

1519899

British.

Lee, Charles William

Gunner

1834050

British.

Marshall, Gavin

Gunner

1826695

British.

Meikle, William

Gunner

1750777

British.

Morrison, Charles Watson

Gunner

753072

British.

Parsons, Frederick George

Gunner

1643474

British.

Penman, John

Gunner

1540188

British.

Pigg, John Thomas

Lance Bombardier

973843

British.

Poole, Jack

Gunner

1556108

British.

Stanley, Arthur Ernest Jesse

Gunner

1700080

British.

Witts, Samuel

Gunner

1700019

British.

 

Survived

Name

Rank

Service/No

Nationality

Abel,  John

Private

7639744

British

Aburrow,  Walter Edward

Gunner

1549874

British

Ackroyd,  E.

Gunner

920790

British

Adams,  Bertram William "Bertie"

Private

5831104

British

Adams,  Ernest Frank Keith

Bombardier

1562922

British

Adams,  Frank Thomas

Gunner

1817001

British

Agar,  Leslie Rufus John

Signalman

5829674

British

Agutter,  William George Arthur

Gunner

1777594

British

Aird,  James

Private

5888036

British

Allen,  Herbert Frederick

Private

5824586

British

Amos,  William Charles

Gunner

1479502

British

Archer,  Alfred Arthur

Private

5830153

British

Armstrong,  Herbert J.

Private

5832441

British

Atherton,  Keith H.G.

Signalman

2359565

British

Atkins,  Graham Douglas

Lance Corporal

5831137

British

Atkinson,  Alfred Jefferson

Driver

T/232416

British

Atkinson,  Leonard

Gunner

963764

British

Austin,  Edwin Edward

Capt

2966843

British

Bailey, Elliott E.

Private

18057000

American

Baker,  John Edmund

Signalman

2337159

British

Baker,  Leonard B.

Gunner

1572878

British

Bampton,  Ernest J.

Gunner

964371

British

Barker,  James E.

CQMS

3442395

British

Barnes,  Albert E.

Corporal

T/63937

British

Barratt,  Robert

Private

5828923

British

Barton,  John Henry Clarkson

Gunner

1582156

British

Bennington,  Lloyd B.

Private

5933570

British

Berry,  Thomas

Private

2976444

British

Bird,  Edley Hugh

Sergeant

1479499

British

Bramley,  Frederick Lawrence

SQMS

554620

British

Branson,  James Malcolm

Lance Bombardier

943487

British

Bridgeman,  Frank S.

Gunner

919817

British

Brown,  Charlie

Gunner

177868

British

Brown,  Gilbert Hearder

Gunner

1770421

British

Brown,  Joe

Private

5933902

British

Buckley,  Richard

Gunner

1821310

British

Burges,  Eric J.O

Lance Sergeant

819810

British

Cairns,  Justin W.

Gunner

1823053

British

Calder,  John

Lance Sergeant

2343359

British

Cameron,  Alexander McW

Private

2990943

British

Cannie,  Neil J.

Lance Corporal

2982130

British

Carston,  Albert Charles

Lieutenant

 

British

Cartland,  Charles Albert William

Lance Bombardier

1614711

British

Castle,  Ernest Albert Jack

Private

5831154

British

Caton,  Thomas R.

Sergeant

1481597

British

Chalkley,  Arthur E.

Gunner

1801570

British

Chapman,  Henry A.

Private

5829694

British

Chapman,  John W.

Gunner

1759360

British

Chapman, John W.

Capt

EC-876

British

Chenery,  Dudley J.

Capt

148436

British

Clark,  Jack Ling

Private

5933405

British

Clark,  Robert

Gunner

1772029

British

Clarke,  Frederick George

Gunner

1549463

British

Clarridge,  Austin

Gunner

943465

British

Clifford,  Francis G.

Gunner

1700359

British

Cole,  Henry W.

Sergeant

1572881

British

Collins,  Maurice

Private

6028578

British

Connor,  Joseph Eric

Lance Bombardier

1835030

British

Cookson,  Harry W.

Gunner

1563140

British

Cooper,  Richard P.

Private

5932151

British

Coulson,  Leslie

Bombardier

901434

British

Cowell,  Cyril Raymond

Gunner

1483233

British

Crawford,  Harry G.

Lance Bombardier

1472986

British

Crawley,  John

Corporal

1891326

British

Crick,  George J.P.

Private

5835479

British

Crowther,  Alfred

Gunner

1527394

British

Dale,  Wilson Horace

Sergeant

2570167

British

Davies,  M.N.

Signalman

 

British

Davies,  William Dickenson

Driver

T/182554

British

Davison,  Joseph Bill

Sergeant

917876

British

Dawson,  John William

Corporal

3854193

British

Dear,  William Abraham

Private

6020853

British

Deebank,  Harry G.

Gunner

1540039

British

Dillon,  John

Corporal

5832969

British

Disley,  James

Gunner

1483126

British

Dix,  Ralph Christopher

Lance Bombardier

5879178

British

Dixon,  Peter Allen

Driver

T/131629

British

Dorset, Virgil Jackson  (MC) -

Captain

 

American

Dougherty,  Peter

Gunner

11052565

British

Dowd,  James

Gunner

935372

British

Dowler,  James Norman

Lance Corporal

2346350

British

Dowles,  Charles James

Sergeant

935373

British

Dudley,  Edwin A.W.

Gunner

940667

British

Duffin,  George V.

Lance Bombardier

1552336

British

Dunham,  W.H.

Private

 

British

Dunn,  John William

Lance Bombardier

1478583

British

Dutton,  Alexander

Gunner

1432241

British

Eadie,  Percy Alfred

Sergeant

1547099

British

Evans,  P.D.

Signalman

 

British

Farrant,  Joe

Driver

1580758

British

Farrar,  James

Private

T/188992

British

Faulkner,  Richard Edward

Lance Bombardier

1736234

British

Feder, John George

Lieutenant

83504

American

Feeney,  Daniel

Private

2979386

British

Field,  William Edward

Lance Bombardier

1563569

British

Fitt,  Edgar Philip

Lieutenant

170701

British

Flear,  William

Gunner

915245

British

Flesher,  John A. Wilfred

Lance Corporal

2325034

British

Forster,  George James R.

Private

5775688

British

Franklin,  William B.

Bandsman

5942532

British

Fraser,  W.

Private

 

British

Fuller,  Leslie A.

Lance Sergeant

5771600

British

Garner,  Cecil

Lance Bombardier

1633689

British

Garner,  Walter George

Gunner

975075

British

Garnish,  Bertie William

Gunner

1639256

British

Geddes,  Raymond Albert

Driver

6285138

British

Geens,  Leslie John

Private

7650550

British

Gent,  James Victor

Lance Corporal

6013939

British

Glaister,  Sydney Arthur

Private

5831198

British

Gleadow,  John James

CQMS

T/2653078

British

Gooch,  Frank E.

Signalman

2347673

British

Gordon,  Dennis

Lance Sergeant

1483229

British

Gould,  Jack

Lieutenant

207161

British

Gould,  John Brookfield

Sapper

681

British

Goulding,  James

Private

3776289

British

Graham,  John

Lance Corporal

2979794

British

Green,  Cecil R.

Gunner

1765268

British

Green,  Charles Eric

Gunner

1700246

British

Greenway, Arthur Thomas

Capt

185787

British

Grocott,  Edward

Private

3322793

British

Hall,  William

Gunner

1644092

British

Halliwell,  Clifford H.

Gunner

1112407

British

Hammond,  Victor J.R.

Signalman

2363665

British

Harman,  Frank Jabez

Gunner

1832522

British

Hatch,  Sidney John

Gunner

1831450

British

Hayes,  Frederick

Lance Bombardier

1024270

British

Hendry,  Eric

Signalman

2586312

British

Hewitt,  Thomas William

Gunner

1774534

British

Hickman,  William H.

Gunner

1770980

British

Higginson,  Donald H.

Gunner

1807579

British

Hilton,  Norman

Private

6019220

British

Holt,  Harold Bernard

Gunner

1644065

British

Holt,  James

Gunner

1801616

British

Horsfall,  John Thomas

Gunner

908644

British

House,  William S.

Sergeant

1551973

British

Howard,  George V.

Gunner

984201

British

Howe,  Edward Cecil

Gunner

1715619

British

Howes,  Harold H.

Private

5933636

British

Hoye,  Sidney William N.

Gunner

1801616

British

Hudson,  John

Gunner

968843

British

Hudson,  Walter

Warrant Officer Class 1

1546081

British

Hughes,  Herbert

Warrant Officer Class 1

819139

British

Hughes,  W.

Private

 

British

Jackson,  Arthur

Aircraftman 1st Class

1077408

British

James,  Arthur George.

Lieutenant

179240

British

Jones,  John

Gunner

1817135

British

King,  Arthur William

Lance Sergeant

532704

British

King,  Donald B.

Sun/Cdr

7611485

British

Kirby,  Edwin

Sergeant

1639303

British

Knope,  William E.

Gunner

1563236

British

Lamport,  William

Warrant Officer Class 1

6136649

British

Langston,  H.H.

Corporal

5827492

British

Lapham,  Percy James

Sergeant

2581226

British

Lawrence,  George A.

Private

5933501

British

Lawson,  John Hogg

Driver

2334572

British

Lay,  Ronald Jethroe

Sergeant

1479511

British

Leeming,  Ronald

Sergeant

912688

British

Legge,  Percival T.F.

Sergeant

5933713

British

Lewis,  G.H.

Lance Corporal

 

British

Lighting,  Peter A.

Bombardier

888620

British

Loan,  James

Gunner

4265942

British

Lock,  Ernest Walter

Lance Bombardier

1487814

British

Loughborough,  William A.

Gunner

935448

British

Luker,  Jesse

Gunner

1563279

British

Lynes,  George Daniel

Gunner

1547994

British

Mabey,  John Alexander

Gunner

1736633

British

Markham,  Charles

Private

6144176

British

Marshall,  Charles Alfred

Lance Corporal

50757

British

Marshall,  Reginald A.C.

Private

5949939

British

Masters,  William Aubrey

Private

6019989

British

Matthews,  Thomas Frederick

Gunner

1700156

British

McClean,  J.

Private

 

British

McGonnell,  Michael Gerrard

Private

270124

British

McGovern,  Gerard George

Gunner

1821835

British

McGuire,  Frank

Sergeant

2589162

British

McLellan,  Archibald

Aircraftman 2nd Class

1373873

British

McNicol,  Duncan S.

Private

3323249

British

Meechan,  Charles

Gunner

977485

British

Mellor,  George

Gunner

1821144

British

Merrifield,  Clifton

Private

3387461

British

Middleton,  Harold

Gunner

11052537

British

Miller,  Daniel Morris

Gunner

1104104

British

Mitchell,  Albert

Private

2986223

British

Mitchell,  John William

Gunner

963868

British

Mitchell,  Norman Eric

Gunner

1089062

British

Morris,  Alwyn

Gunner

1811707

British

Morris,  Robert Densil

Sergeant

5831057

British

Mounfield,  James V.K.

Lance Corporal

5831291

British

Munns,  Richard

Sergeant

5949243

British

Neale,  Harry

WOII

1488340

British

Nettleton,  Gordon C.

Lieutenant

207941

British

Newton,  Charles Henry

Gunner

1826669

British

Nunn,  Alfred A.H.

Lance Bombardier

957891

British

Oliver,  J.E.

Driver

2370814

British

Paige,  Stanley W.

Gunner

1807288

British

Paterson,  James N.

Signalman

2755493

British

Patrovski,  C.C. (Dr)

 

 

British

Pearce,  John Arthur

Gunner

940625

British

Pearson,  Joseph C.

Gunner

4610335

British

Perkins,  Arthur

Bombardier

1064075

British

Phillips, Richard G.

Captain

 

British

Picken,  John

Corporal

7598535

British

Pillans,  Gavin P.

Gunner

1823090

British

Platt,  Vernon Harold G.

Corporal

6085382

British

Porter,  Basil

Private

5933066

British

Powell,  Bernard R.J.

Gunner

1502315

British

Price,  Benjamin Alan

Leading Aircraftman

1156482

British

Prince,  George

Private

2979838

British

Rampling,  Joseph H.P.

Gunner

1602216

British

Ravenhill,  Roy

Gunner

1789760

British

Ray, Charles A.

Private

18020432

American

Rennard,  James W.

Private

4623250

British

Rex,  Gwyn

Gunner

1817200

British

Rigg,  Jack

Gunner

1590225

British

Riggs,  Roy Herbert

Gunner

6401589

British

Riley,  Cecil S.

Gunner

1808710

British

Robbie,  Ian R.

Gunner

1807328

British

Roberts,  John G.

Gunner

11052212

British

Robinson,  John F.

Sergeant

940687

British

Robinson,  Joseph

Gunner

935841

British

Robinson,  T.N.

Lance Corporal

 

British

Rooney,  Hugh

Gunner

7043059

British

Ryley,  Harold

Signalman

2325257

British

Salmon,  Norman Joseph

Lance Sergeant

1605986

British

Sancto,  William

Gunner

1738514

British

Sanders,  Leonard

Gunner

940627

British

Scrivener,  Jack

Private

5933190

British

Senior,  Ernest Edward

Sub/Cdr

5723583

British

Smart,  Albert Henry

Private

6028650

British

Smart,  Ronald Arthur

Private

5832803

British

Smart,  Victor Piggott

Lance Bombardier

1540225

British

Smith,  Albert William

Gunner

978936

British

Smith,  Leonard William

Gunner

877477

British

Smith,  Walter

Lance Bombardier

896075

British

Smith,  William

Gunner

1700089

British

Smith,  William Austin

Gunner

940637

British

Spencer,  Walter George O.

Private

5828873

British

Stead,  Harold

Gunner

911419

British

Stearns,  Reginald.R.

Private

5950092

British

Steele,  Thomas

Sergeant

2751155

British

Stubbings,  John Roy

CmdSgt

5933593

British

Sutcliffe,  George

Gunner

1592527

British

Swales,  Francis

Lance Sergeant

812829

British

Swift,  Henry John

Able Seamam

D/JX134186

British

Sword,  John Menzenies

Signalman

59744

British

Tate,  Henry

Sergeant

1548771

British

Thompson,  H.

Private

 

British

Tidy,  William Henry

Gunner

1519878

British

Todd,  Alan Thomas

Gunner

1572752

British

Turner,  Ronald David

Private

5933461

British

Turnock,  John

Gunner

1502700

British

Tyler,  Arthur George

Corporal

5823662

British

Walker,  Jack S.

Driver

848077

British

Wallace,  Patrick (Alias McLee)

Signalman

6201440

British

Walter,  Reginald

Lance Bombardier

1537348

British

Warr,  Thomas

Gunner

1619197

British

Warren,  Milson James

Gunner

1427066

British

Warwick,  George

Gunner

1497138

British

Waters,  Albert Gerald

Gunner

1807801

British

Watson,  Kenneth McLeod

Gunner

1826752

British

Watts,  William Albert

Gunner

183452

British

Webb,  Ronald Ernest

Gunner

1828351

British

Wellard,  Leonard

Staff Sergeant

6283853

British

Wellbourne,  Cyril Edward

RQMS

5933849

British

Wellings,  Leonard Vale

Lance Corporal

5333265

British

Wernick,  Edward George

Lance Corporal

7684586

British

West,  Cecil W.

Lieutenant

2455583

British

White,  Alan Frank

Sergeant

862245

British

Whittaker,  Charles

Gunner

1782679

British

Whitton,  Henry Sneddon

Lance Bombardier

1826467

British

Wilde,  Cyril Albert

Bombardier

727054

British

Williams,  Albert Henry

Signalman

2343289

British

Williams,  Reuben W.

Gunner

1777294

British

Williams,  Thomas H.

Lance Bombardier

868799

British

Williamson,  Ernest F.

CSM

5933822

British

Williamson,  Leslie F.

Private

5933823

British

Wilson,  Francis E.

Lance Corporal

2361432

British

Wood,  Sidney Charles

Driver

1777921

British

Woodall,  George Charles

Gunner

1539954

British

Wright,  W.J.

Gunner

1771045

British

Young,  E.A.

Lance Sergeant

1835262

British

 

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