To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

Lanarkshire Yeomanry



John Brodie


1918/05/23 - Born Glasgow, Scotland

Son of Robert and Barbara Brodie

Occupation Commercial Traveller

1939/02 - Enlisted

Royal Artillery

155th Lanarkshire Yeomanry Field Regiment

11th Indian Division


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

1943/02/17 - Changi Camp

PoW No. M 7374

Commander Lt-Col Fasoon

1942/09 - Changi Hospital

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index card - Side two


1942/10/25 - Transported to Taiwan in England Maru

1942/11/14  - Arrived Keelung, Taiwan

Kinkaseki  Camp

New PoW No. I 1565

Commander Major Crossley, 80th Anti Tank, Royal Artillery

PoWs worked in copper mine.

1945/02 - Kinkaseki Copper Mine was closed.

Moved to Kukutsu Camp.

Planting sweet potatoes and peanuts on an old tea plantation.

1945/08/15 - Japanese surrendered, the PoWs taken to Taipei at a camp called Churon.

1945/08/28 -  Americans drop from B-29's for the camp accidentally killing three men.

1045/09/05 - Evacuated by American ship USS Block Island to Manila.

1945/09/18 - Sailed Empress of Australia to Liverpool

1945/10/27 - Arrived Liverpool


Mike Heather

Never Forgotten - Taiwan

Brothers in Arms - Maurice Rooney

KEW:- WO 392/23, WO 361/1968, WO 361/2049, WO 361/1475/2, WO 361/2058, WO 345/7, WO 361/1536, WO 361/2184, WO 361/2068,


''Our Thanks are for being a Chapter in Life.''




Keeping The Candle Burning


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In Memory of FEPOW Family Loved Ones
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