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Corrine Roma Audrey Boswell



Kuala Lumpur




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.



Age 14

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.


Loved Ones

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


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Civilian War Dead

HMS Giang Bee




Jenny Leeson


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