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Lance Sergeant

Edwin Arthur Young

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1909/11/13 - Born Purley, Surrey

Son of Harry and Rose Young

Occupation Bank Manager

Royal Artillery

78 Battery 35th Regiment LAA.

Att. 6 Hy AA

 

Service

1941/11/09 - Arrived at Gourock, Scotland at 5.30am

The ‘Empress of Japan’ was a grand liner of 26,000 tons and had been doing the C.P.R.’s Pacific run to Japan during the years immediately preceding the war.

 1941/11/12 - Lay four days off Gourock before sailing with a convoy of 10 liners and five cargo ships

Anchored off Freetown

1941/12/18 - Docked at Durban, South Africa

Shore leave in Durban

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1941/12/24 - Sailed from Durban in ‘Narkunda’

1941/12/30 - Maldive Islands

1942/01/13 - Docked at Pier 13, Keppel Harbour, Singapore

1942/01/28 - Sailed from Singapore to Palembang, Sumatra

1942/02/16 - Transported from Sumatra to Java

 

Japanese PoW

1942/03/08 - Captured Java

PoW No. 2436

Japanese Index Card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/10/17 - Transported to Japan in Singapore Maru

1942/11/27 - Arrived YAHATA Provisional POW CAMP, UBE, Japan

1943/01/01 - Renamed FUKUOKA POW CAMP UBE Branch Camp

1943/03/01 - Renamed  Fukuoka 7-B

1943/12/01 - Renamed Fukuoka 2-D

1945/04/14 - Renamed Hiroshima PoW 5D

Became Hiroshima 7B

Liberated Hiroshima 7B - Ube Okinoyama

 

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KEW:- WO 361/2009, WO 392/26, WO 345/58, WO 361/1982, WO 361/1960, WO 361/1368, WO 361/1368, WO 361/2192, WO 361/1963

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