To honour those who served their country

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Sergeant

Albert Victor Adcock

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1916/10/06 - Born London

Son of James and Violet Adcock

Royal Corps Of Signals

5 Field Regiment

Att. Royal Artillery

11th Indian Army

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. M 7264

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/10/25 - Transported Oversea in England Maru with  ‘Z’ Party

Commander Lt-Col. E.W.F. Jephson, R.A., 5th Field H.Q.

1942/11/14 - Arrived Keelung, Taiwan

Entrained to Taihoku and marched through the streets of the city, watched by the local civilians, to the Taihoku No. 6 Camp which was about three miles Northeast. Initially the PoWs were from the 5th Field Regiment, R.A. and the 9/11th Indian Division Signals. The main work was building a memorial park and a man-made lake. 74 PoWs died at this camp.

New PoW No. VI 1008

1945/09/06 - Liberated Taiholu, Taiwan

Repatriated via America

Information

Mike Adcock

Japanese Transports

http://www.powtaiwan.org/index.php

KEW:- WO 392/23, WO 345/22, WO 361/1968, WO 361/2068, WO 361/2184, WO 361/2058,

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