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Gunner

William Vernon Richmond

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Royal Artillery

78th Battery/35th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA

1941/11/12 - Gourock, Scotland, Convoy WS 12Z, Empress of Japan

1941/11/24 - till 1941/11/26, Freetown, Sierra Leone, no shore leave

1941/12/18 - till 24.12.41 Durban,¬  South Africa. Shore leave. Convoy DM 1 Narkunda

1942/01/09 (approx) - till 1942/10/01 Maldive Islands¬ ¬  Addu Atoll. Refuelling. No shore leave

1942/01/13 - till 1942/01/28 Singapore, Kepple Harbour

1942/01/30 - till 1941/01/31 Pladjoe, Sumatra

1942/02/19 - till 1942/02/21 Palembang, Sumatra

1942/02/16 - Ousthaven, Sumatra

1942/02/19 - till 1942/02/21 Batavia, Tandjong Priok, Java. Dutch barracks at Meester Cornelis

1942/02/21 - till 1942/03/02 Tjimahi, Java

1942/03/03 - Tasikmalaja, Java

1942/03/08 - till 1942/03/16 Tea Plantation, Tjisompeot, Java

 

Japanese PoW

1942/03/16 - till 1942/03/21, 4 mile march to roadside camp, Java

1942/03/21 - till 1942/03/28, 12 mile march to Tjikadjang, Java

1942/03/28 - till 1942/09/14, Tandjong Priok POW Camp, Batavia, Java

1942/09/17 - till 1942/10/09 Singapore, Changi, Java Party 1, 727 men. Nishi Maru (ex Kaglan)

1942/10/13 - Batu Lintang camp, Sarawak, Java Parties 1&2, 1886 men, Hiteru Maru

1945/09/15 - Labuan Island, Aus. Hospital 

1945/Nov/Dec - Arrived back home in Beeston, Nottingham, England.

 

Died

At his home on 9th August 1986

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