To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Gunner

 Frederick Charles Bailey

Known as Fred

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Royal Artillery

79th Battery 21st L.A.A.

Born 1939/03/12

Enlisted 1939/05/05

 

Japanese POW

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Captured at Timor:-

             1942/02/23 to 1942/09/23

            Camp Osesapa Besar

            Camp Leader Lt Col Leggett AIP

            Block Leader BSM White R.

Transferred to , Java:-

            1942/10/01 to 1942/10/24

            Camp Makasura

            Camp Leader Lt/Col Saunders

            Block Leader BSM White R.

Transported to Japan via Hong Kong:-

            1942/11/27 to 1945/08/15

            Camp Fukuoka

 

Fred witnessed the ‘H’ Bomb mushroom while in Fukuoka camp.

He was released from Fukuoka 3 after the Japanese surrender.

 

After liberation Fred stayed with a family in Canada to recuperate for about six months before being transported home.

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Photo of the Canadian Family

If the name of the family is known please contact

eiseandtony@hotmail.co.uk

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