Corrine Roma Audrey Boswell
Corrine was a student at the convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (“Convent Bukit Nanas”). She and her family had to flee their home to escape the advancing Japanes army.
13th February 1942
While Escaping Singapore on the HMS Giang Bee
The HMS Giang Bee was a small armed coaster which sailed from Singapore with 300 civilians on board at 10pm on the 12th February 1942. After she left Singapore harbour in the evacuation she was soon overtaken by a squadron of Japanese warships. Passengers were given an hour to abandon ship before the vessel was bombarded and sunk.
Daughter of Leonora and Frederick Boswell
Sister of Drina, Kenny, Joan and Maisie
Half-sister of Ronnie, Albert, Elder, Thelma, Norman, Noel, Malcolm and Clive
Civilian War Dead
HMS Giang Bee