To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”




Ivan Douglas Heathcote


1921 - Born

1939/05/31 - Enlisted

Royal Airforce

62 Squadron

Worked mainly on Blenheim aircraft


1942/03/08 - Java surrendered

 Ivan went on the run and was given cover for a while by the Dutch proprietor of the 'Grand Hotel Preanger', Maurie Verweyan. Maurie was a member of the British and Allied underground/espionage.


Japanese PoW

1942/04/05 - Captured Bandoeng, Java

1942/04/15 - Soekamiskin Camp

1944/06/07 - Tjimani Camp

1944 - Military hospital




Eric Heathcote


''Our Thanks are for being a Chapter in Life.''




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