To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Edward Charles Wringe

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1916/03/28 - Born Cleethorpes

Occupation - Fish Merchant

Royal Air Force

100 Squadron

 

Service

1942/03/08 - Captured Java

 

Japanese PoW

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/10/22 - 2500 PoWs depart Tanjeong Priok (Port of Batavia) in Yoshida Maru.

1942/10/26 - Arrive Singapore

1942/10/30 - Dainichi Maru departs for Moji, Japan

1942/11/12 - Arrive Takao on Formosa; remain for 3 days

1942/11/24 - Arrive off Moji, Japan

1942/11/26 - PoWS depart Dainichi Maru

1942/11/27 - 100 British PoWS arrive Yahata Provisional Fukuoka PoW CAMP Mukaijima Branch Camp 14 (Fukuoka-14B).

Edward named in the original camp roll

1945 August - Renamed Hiroshima 4-B

Hiroshima 4B Camp Sketch

PoW No. 9917

 

Liberated 1945/09/02

 

Information

Center of Research

Britain at War

KEW:- WO 392/26, WO 361/2009, WO 345/57, WO 361/1982, WO 361/1963

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