Leslie Ernest Coleman
1913 May 1st - Born
1938 - Enlisted in Territorial Army
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
1941 October 4th - Cadet to 2nd Lieutenant
48/21st Light Anti-Aircraft (Buffers Guns) Royal Artillery
1941 December 7th - Sailed from Gourock on the ‘Duchess of Athol’
1942 January 13th - Changed ships at Durban to ‘HMT Dunera’ and sailed with convoy DM2.
1942 February 3rd - Docked at Tanjong Priok Harbour, Java
1942 March 8th - Captured Java by Japanese
Transported to Singapore
Transported to Jesselton, Borneo
1943 April- Transported to Sandakan
1943 August - Moved from Sandakan to Kuching
1945 March 25th - Seniority to Lieutenant
1945 August 15th - Liberated at Batu Lintang Camp, Borneo.
Leslie was with Peter Lee (RAF Supply Officer), below is a link to Peter’s testimony.