Desmond Charles Keats
East Surrey Regiment
Being transported in the Harugiku Maru from Belawan in Sumatra to Pakanbaroe in Sumatra. Leaving port on the 25th June 1944 with 730 prisoners.
26th June 1944
The Harugiku Maru was sunk on the 26th June by a torpedo fired from HMS Truculent, just South of Balawan (543 Lat 30.15N Lon 99.47E). Desmond died with another 176 prisoners in the sinking.