1940/06/20 - Enlisted Bedfordshire Hertfordshire, 5th Battalion, paert of the 18 Division.
1941/010/29 - Transported to Halifax in the ‘Andes’.
1941/11/08 - Transferred to ‘USS West Point’ destination Bombay then Singapore.
1941/12/08 - Japanese declared war on Britain by invading Malaya.
1942/01/29 - Berthed Singapore.
1942/02/15 - Singapore surrendered.
Marched to Changi
Transported by rail to Thailand.
1943/11 - Thailand-Burma Railway finished.
Transported back to Singapore
1944/07/04 - Sailed from Singapore to Japan on the Hakushika Maru.
1944/08/13 - Arrived Japan.
1944/08/12 Arrived at Sendai #1 POW Camp Yumoto.
At Sendai he worked in the coal mines.
Frederick was a very good singer and performed in the camp pantomimes.
1945/08/15 - Japan surrendered.
In the spring of 1946 Frederick Walked home to 1 Friars close, Luton and a family was born.