To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

3rd Kings Own Hussars



Walter Edward Fisher


Royal Armoured Corps

3rd Kings own Hussars

‘B’ Squadron


Japanese PoW

In 1941, B Squadron was sent to Singapore as reinforcements, but with the fall of Singapore, it was diverted to Java where, after a brief fight, it was ordered to surrender and the men spent the rest of the war as Prisoners of War.

1942/03/08 - Captured 1942/03/08 Java

1943/03/10 - On Casualty List No. 1079, Missing in Action

1943/05/15 - On Casualty List No. 1135, Believed to be a Prisoner of War

1943/07/08 - On Casualty List No. 1181, Now reported a Prisoner of War.

1945/08/15 - Liberated

Fifty four members of ‘B’ Squadron died as prisoners of the Japanese Army. The few survivors returned to the regiment in 1945 after the war ended.

Walter Survived


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