To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Gunner

William Henry Tuttlebee

Known as Bill or 'Tuts'

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1908/12/25 - Born

1941/01/16 - Enlisted

Royal Artillery

85 Anti-Tank Regiment

Malayan Command

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02 - Changi PoW Camp

PoW No. 6256

Japanese Index card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1945/04 - Adam Park

New PoW No. 10775

Working in the X-4-A party digging tunnels ('funk holes')

1945/09/02 - Liberated

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1945/09/15 - Travelled home in the merchant ship SS Almanzora docking at Southampton

 

Post War

Frank Cragg married  William’s sister after the war. 

It was only then that he and William met, despite having both spent most of the war in Changi.

Information

Walter Tuttlebee

KEW:- WO 361/2188, WO 361/2064, WO 361/1948, WO 345/52

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