Sydney Charles Anderson
1919/04/17 - Born London
Son of Frederick William and Mary Ann Anderson
Occupation Advertising Clerk
A member of The Salvation Army
118 Field Regiment
1942/03/30 - WO 417/40, Casualty List No. 784. Missing.
1943/09/22 - WO 417/66, Casualty List No 1245. Previously posted on Casualty List No 784 as Missing now reported Prisoner of War.
1942/02/15 Captured Singapore
POW No. II 597
While at Changi Sydney attended Salvation Army Meetings
Changi Salvation Army Flags
(Photos supplied by Shelagh Clift)
Japanese Index Card - Side One
Japanese Index Card - Side Two
1943/04/27 - Transported overland with ‘F’ Force 10th Group to Thailand
72nd Train from Singapore to Thailand.
New PoW No. IV 1314
Songkurai No. 2 Camp
1943/05/31 - Reported Sick
11th June 1943
Cause of Death Cholera
Cremated Songkurai, Block ‘C’, Grave 28
Cremated and buried with:-
Corporal A.J. Rowlandson, R.A.S.C.
Private Turner. R.A.S.C.
Driver F. Vipond, R.A.S.C.
After the war their bodies were moved to a Commonwealth War Grave
1946/01/08 - WO417/100, Casualty List No. 1954. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1245 as Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya. Died.
Son of Frederick William and Mary Ann Anderson, of Catford, London
B4. L. 7.
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma (Myanmar)
UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND SHADOWS FLEE AWAY
John Anderson - Nephew
Thailand Burma Railway
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
KEW Files:- WO 361/1625, WO 345/1, WO 361/1946, WO 392/23, WO 361/1344, WO 361/2234, WO 361/2201, WO 361/2025, WO 361/2184, WO 361/2070,