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“In this their finest hour”

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Joseph Brice


1916/06/02 - Born Liverpool

Son of John Taylor and Beatrice

Occupation Labourer

1936/06/02 - Enlisted

Royal Artillery

3 H.A.A

Southern Area


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

River Valley, Singapore

PoW No. 2664

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/04/04 - Oversea in Nissyo Maru to Saigon, French Indo-China with 1118 PoWs (All Ranks) called ‘Saigon Battalion’

Commander Lt-Col. Frances Edgar Hugonin’s Party (Awarded OBE 1946/09/12)

Transported to overland to Thailand

New PoW No. 2664

1942/04/09 - Arrived Saigon with half the PoWs down with dysentery because of the bad conditions on board the Nissyo Maru

Worked on docks unloading cargo

1943/06/22 - Transported to Thailand with 700 PoWs under Lt-Col. Hugonin

Tha Sau, Thailand (Commander Lt-Col. Harvey)

Tonchan, Thailand (Commander Lt-Col. McKellar)

1944/09 - Transported to Singapore

New PoW No. VII 3372

1944/09/09 - River Valley, Singapore (Commander Lt-Col Gill)

1945/02/02 - Oversea to Saigon in Haruyasa Maru, French Indo-China with 2539  PoWs (1153 British). 2030 PoWs were from Thailand.

1945/02/09 - Arrived Saigon (Camp Ldt R.S.M. Bradstreet)

PoW No. VII 40262

1945/09/12 - Liberated Saigon - On roll of Camp 10

Flew via Bangkok to Rangoon


Louise Rogers
COFEPOW Liberation Questionnaire

KEW:- WO 361/2022, WO 392/23, WO 345/6, WO 361/2005, WO 361/2001, WO 361/1987, WO 361/2169, WO 361/2058, WO 361/2184,


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