Osmond Henry Simmonds
Known as 'Taff'
Royal Air Force
Transported ‘Empress of Australia’ from Glasgow, Scotland to Java
1942/3/08 - Captured Java
1942/10/21 - Transported in the Kunitama Maru to Singapore
1942/10/27 - From Singapore in the ‘Dainichi Maru’ to Japan
1942/11/27 Arrive Moji transported to Tokyo 2D (Mitsushima)
1944/04/16 - Transferred to Tokyo Branch 16 (Kanose) (this was the first group numbered 50 - 100, Taf’s number was 58)
1945 September - Liberated
By plane to the Clarkfield airstrip Philippines.
Then in the ‘USS Admiral C. F. Hughes’ (AP-124) to San Francisco, CA.
List of Passengers on USS Admiral Hughes
Transported by train to Halifax Nova Scotia.
The in the ‘Ile de France’ from Nova Scotia back to Southampton England and home.