To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”




Alan John Anthony Elliott

Alan John Anthony Elliott

1919/09/26 - Born Dublin

Son of John Brooke and Eileen Barbara Elliott

Occupation Theological Student

1939/09/29 - Enlisted

Indian Army

16 Punjab Regiment

2nd Battalion


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

1942/02/17 - Changi, Singapore

PoW No. M-2556

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/10/28 - Transported overland with ‘U’ Letter Party to Thailand

20th Train from Singapore to Thailand

Commander Lt-Col. S. Mackeller, F.M.S.V.R.

1942/11/11 - 4 Camp, Tha Muang, Thailand

New PoW No. IV 5431

Commander Lt-Col. Knights

1945/01/22 - 7 Camp, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

New PoW No. IV 486

Commander Lt-Col. Swinton

1945/09/04 - Liberated Thailand


Please read Alan’s book ‘In the Shadow of the Bridge




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Richard Elliott

Japanese Transport

Thailand Burma Railway

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 392/24, WO 345/16, WO 361/1954, WO 361/1979, WO 361/2196, WO 361/2169, WO 361/1987, WO 361/2059,


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




Keeping The Candle Burning


Fepow Family

In Memory of Fred Taylor, Arthur Lane and John Wheedon  
Designed and Maintained by Ron Taylor.


Honorary Life Member-1tn

Honorary member of COFEPOW


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