To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Lance Corporal

Arthur Raymond Drew


1916/06/04 - Born

Woething, North Elmham, East Dereham, Norfolk

1940/04/18 - Enlisted

Royal Norfolk Regiment

4th Battalion


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Service Record

1941//10/29 - The 4th Royal Norfolk Regiment sailed in the Andes from Liverpool  destination Halifax within Convoy CT.5.


The 4th Royal Norfolk and  4th Suffolk Regiments transferred to the USS Wakefield in Halifax


1941/11/10 - Voyage continued in the Wakefield destination unknown believed to be the Middle East within Convoy William Sail 12X

1941/12/08 - Japan invades Malaya

1941/12/13 - Convoy William Sail 12X leaves Cape Town for Kenya.

1942/12/27 -  Convoy reaches Bombay

1941/12/29 -   the Mount Vernon leaves Bombay and convoy for Singapore, the convoy now becomes Task Force 14.2

1942/01/19 - Left Bombay for Singapore

1942/01/29 - Disembarked Singapore


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

1942/03/10 - Under Lt. Col. Heath RADrew-Arthur-Raymond-1


Japanese Card Number 10920 (WO 345/15)

1942/11/04 - Overland to Bam Pong, Thailand, under Major Coles (WO 361/2176)

Back to Changi

1944/12/29 - Oversea Saigon, Dock Camp, under Major Glossop (WO 361/2176)

1945/08/15 - Liberated


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