To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Raymond William Charles Wyatt

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1918/08/04 - Born Aylesbury

Occupation - Coach Painter

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment

5th Battalion

 

Service

18th Division

55 Infantry Brigade

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1941/10/30 - Sailed in the Orcades with CT.5 Convoy to Halifax

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1941/11/08 - Reached Halifax and transferred to USS West Point, Sailed in Convoy William Sail 12X destination believed to be Middle East

1941/12/08 - Japan invaded Malaya, destination after training in India, Singapore in Convoy 14.2

1942/01/30 - Arrive Keppel Harbour, Singapore

1942/02/15 - Captured after Singapore surrender

 

Japanese PoW

 PoW No. 2440

PoW Index Card - Side One

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PoW Index Card - Side Two

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1942/10/21 - Transported overland to Thailand in Letter Parties

New PoW No. 17563

Worked on the Thailand-Burma Railway

1945/09/02 - Liberated

 

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 Died

8th March 2011

Information

FEPOW Community - www.fepow-community.org.uk

Kew:-  WO 361/2172, WO 345/58, WO 361/1955, WO 361/2196, WO 361/2065, WO 361/2179

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