To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Gunner

Frank G. Collins

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1915/02/16 - Born at Pollokshaws

Occupation Lorry Driver

Royal Artillery

155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt.

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Frank is front row second from left

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. 7821

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/11/14 - Transported to Formosa

New PoW No. 1762

1943/12/10 - Sickness diagnosed

 

Died

Age 23

1943/12/16 - 1915hrs

Cause of death Malaria and Beri-beri

No.3 Detachment, Formosa PoW Camps, Airyokei, Nagako Village, Hyoto District, Takao Province, Formosa

Death Report

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Death Certificate

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Buried at Tomon, after the war exhumed and buried at Sai Wan War Cemetery

Report of death sent to

Mr W. Collins, 36 Wellmeadow Road, Glasgow S.3

 

Loved Ones

Son of William and Sarah Collins. of Glasgow

 

Memorial

Sai Wan War Cemetery

VII. E. 23.

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SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY

Information

Phyllis Quinn

CWGC

KEW:- WO 361/1475, WO 361/1475/2, WO 361/1475, WO 361/1534, WO 361/1536, WO 361/2053, WO 392/23, WO 345/11, WO 361/1968

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