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Aircraftman

John Geoffrey Lee

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1921/06/26 - Born Nottingham

Son of Gregory and Annie Lee

Royal Air Force

84 Squadron

 

Japanese PoW

1942/03/08 - Captured Java

PoW No. J-16653

Batavia; nominal roll New PoW No. I 4292

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese index Card - Side Two

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Held Java, Moluccas (Haruku), building air strip then back to Java

1944/06/27 - Departed Batavia Java with Java Party 22 (1260 PoWs) Matsue Maru

1944/07/01 - Arrived Singapore, Changi

Transported in groups of 250 in the ferry Queen Elizabeth to Pakan Baroe, Sumatra to work on the Sumatra Railway

1944/07/07 - Arrived Sumatra, taken to Camp 1

New PoW No. I 6787

 

Died

2002/06/23

 

Information

Christine Bridges

KEW:- WO 361/2006, WO 392/25, WO 345/1, WO 361/2002, WO 361/1947, WO 361/2222,

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