To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Arthur Frecker


1916/07/04 - Born Ryhope, Co. Durham

Son of John and Blanche (nee Robinson) Frecker

1934/09/04 - Originally enlisted

Middlesex Regiment

Served in Egypt

1940/04/18 - Re-enlisted

Northumberland Fusiliers

9th Battalion



Warwick Castle-2

1941/10/30 - left Liverpool aboard the Warwick Castle in Convoy CT.5 for Halifax

1941/11/08 - Arrived Halifax


Boarded S.S. Orizaba

Sailed to Cape Town with shore leave, then onto Bombay.

1942/01/21 - Left Bombay for Singapore in Felix Roussel.

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Arrived ten days before the surrender of Singapore

1942/02/15 - Singapore surrendered


Japanese PoW

PoW in Changi

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/06/18 - Transported overland to Thailand in ‘June Parties’, train 1

PoW No. VII 368

Non Pladuc Camp, Thailand

Commander Major Sykes.

Noted as S. Driver (could be Supply Driver)

1943/07 - Kinsayok Camp, Thailand

Commander Captain Butterfield R.A.M.C

Kanchanaburi Camp

1944/11/ - Wang Pho, Thailand

PoW No. VII 6862

1945/09/02 - Liberated Thailand

1946/01/14 - Returned home



14th January 1986

Newport, Monmouthshire



John Moses

KEW:- WO 361/2172, WO 392/24, WO 345/19, WO 361/1979, WO 361/1954, WO 361/2059, WO 361/2165, WO 361/2165, WO 361/2068,   WO 361/2177,


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