Walter Edward Fisher
Royal Armoured Corps
3rd Kings own Hussars
In 1941, B Squadron was sent to Singapore as reinforcements, but with the fall of Singapore, it was diverted to Java where, after a brief fight, it was ordered to surrender and the men spent the rest of the war as Prisoners of War.
1942/03/08 - Captured 1942/03/08 Java
1943/03/10 - On Casualty List No. 1079, Missing in Action
1943/05/15 - On Casualty List No. 1135, Believed to be a Prisoner of War
1943/07/08 - On Casualty List No. 1181, Now reported a Prisoner of War.
1945/08/15 - Liberated
Fifty four members of ‘B’ Squadron died as prisoners of the Japanese Army. The few survivors returned to the regiment in 1945 after the war ended.