To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

Royal Army Service Corps



James M Forbes


1910/10/20 - Born Scotland

Son of James and Margaret Forbes

1933/09/08 - Enlisted

Royal Army Service Corps


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured

PoW No. II 228

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/06/22 - Transported overland to Thailand n the June Parties

3rd Train

New PoW No. II 41518

Work Group 2

Information from Andrew Snow, TBRC

1942/07/ - Ban Pong

James then probably went from there to Chungkai as he was group 2 and from there up to Tha Khanun and back to Chungkai.

Transported oversea to Japan

1944/09/01 - Osaka, Japan


New PoW No. 6551

1945/09/06 - Liberated Tokyo 13B - Omi, Japan




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Penny Welsh

Andrew Snow - Thailand Burma Railway Centre

Roger Mansell - Tokyo 13B - Omi

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 392/24, WO 361/1745, WO 361/1970, WO 361/1970, WO 345/18, WO 361/2005, WO 361/1984, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2068,


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