To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Gunner

Henry Newton

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1917/05/18 - Born Doncaster, Yorkshire

Son of Herbert and Alice Maud (nee Cooke) Newton

Royal Artillery

137 Field Regiment

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

Pow No. 242

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/06/20 - Transported overland to Thailand with First Mainland Party ‘June Party’ in train 2 in party of 600 PoWs

Commander Major W. E. Gill, Royal Artillery, 137 Field Regiment

Nong Pladuc Camp

New PoW No. 10242

1945/02/02 - Transported to French Indo China in the Haruyasa Maru

New PoW No. X 43570

1945/09/02 - Liberated Saigon, French Indo China

1945/09/12 - Released for Repatriation, Flown to Rangoon

 

Post War

1947 - Married Marjorie D. Norman

Doncaster

 

Died

1951

Doncaster

Information

Kew:-  WO 361/2022, WO 361/2171, WO 392/25, WO 345/38, WO 361/2005, WO 361/2001, WO 361/2027, WO 361/2166, WO 361/2166, WO 361/2062, WO 361/2068, WO 361/2187,

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