To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Nicolaas Franciscus Johannes



Born 1904/01/03

Son of Theodorus Willem and Elisabeth Diemel

Netherlands KNIL

Stadswacht Semarang


Japanese PoW

1942/03/19 Captured Java

PoW No. JIII 3076

Number 3 Camp, Batavia, Java

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/08/13 - Java POW Camp, ready for transfer to Malay Camp

1942/10/29 - Departed to be be transferred to Thai POW Camp

1942/11/22 - Fell ill

1943/04/06 - Transported back to Singapore

1944/11/22 - Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

1945/05/05, 6:55 pm - Died of lung cancer

Place Of death: Kranji branch of Malay patients receiving station, Kranji, Singapore
Buried in the POW cemetery of Karanji branch in Singapore



Nico E. Diemel

KEW:- WO 361/1949, JA119 P.260, JA24


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