To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Sergeant

Frederick William Richards

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1911/01/26 - Born Guildford, Surrey

Son of Charles and Lilly Richards

Royal Army Medical Corps

27 Company

 

Japanese PoW

1941/12/25 - Captured Hong Kong

PoW No. 3233

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1941/09/27 - Transported in Lisbon Maru for Shanghai with 1816 prisoners on board.

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

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1942/11/24 - Reported Missing presumed dead

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Died

1942/10/01 to 1942/10/02 - Sinking of of the Lisbon Maru

 

Memorial

Sai Wan War Cemetery

Column 21.

SAI WAN MEMORIAL

Sai Wan Memorial is situated in Sai Wan War Cemetery

Sai Wan War Cemetery-map

Place map of Sai Wan Cemetery

Information

Lisbon Maru

Roll of Honour

Book - ‘The Sinking of the Lisbon Maru’ by Tony Banham

KEW:- WO 392/26, WO 345/43, WO 361/1744/2, WO 361/1744, CO 980/138,

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