To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Gunner

Cecil Tubb

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12903/09/01 - Born Winchester

Son of John and Kate Tubb

Royal Artillery

12 Coast Regiment

 

Japanese PoW

1941/12/25 - Captured Hong Kong

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/09/27 - Lisbon Maru left Hong Kong  for Shanghai with 1816 prisoners on board.

Lisbon Maru - 1tn

1942/10/01 - Lisbon Maru - Sunk 6 miles from Tung Fusham Island, off the China 2957'N, 12256'N by Attacked and sunk by USS Grouper (American submarine).

Rescued and taken to Whampou Docks, Shanghai.

Waiting for ship almost naked on quayside in freezing conditions 

Transported to Japan

1942/10/10 - Arrived Moji

New PoW No. 28

 

Died

Age 37

1943/03/22

Osaka 2B - Kobe, Japan

Cause of death - Acute Pneumonia

 

Loved Ones

Son of John William and Kate Tubb, of Alresford, Hampshire

 

Memorial

British Section M.C.3

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY

Information

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KEW:-  WO 392/26, WO 361/1623, WO 392/26, WO 361/1623, WO 361/1744/2, WO 361/1744, WO 361/1318,

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