To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Ordinary Seaman

Harry Leary

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1913/06/28 - Born Barnsley, Yorkshire

Son of Walter and Edith Leary

Husband of Mrs Mackie Leary, Rosyth, Fife, Scotland

Royal Navy

 

Japanese PoW

1941/12/29 - Captured Hong Kong

PoW No. 5590

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index card - Side Two

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1941/12/25 - Shamshuipo Camp (Camp Leader Maj. Boon RASC)

1942/09/25 - Transported in ‘Lisbon Maru’ to Japan

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1942/10/01 - Lisbon Maru torpedoed by USS Grouper 6 miles from Tung Fusham Island, off the China coast, 2957'N, 12256'N.

Osaka 1B, Japan

Camp Commander RSM Matheson, R.C.O.S.

New PoW No. 5628

1945/09/8 - Liberated

 

Information

KEW:- WO 361/1558, WO 392/25, WO 345/1, WO 361/1964, WO 361/1963, WO 361/1744/2,

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