To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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John Fyall

Known as Jack


1921/12/06 - Born London

Son of William and Edith (nee Comer) Fyall

Occupation Clerk

1939/04/28 - Enlisted

Edith died of Cancer in 1939, Jack going AWOL to see her, but too late.

Royal Artillery

118 Field Regiment


1942/04/01 - WO 417/41, Casualty List No. 786. Missing

1944/01/14 - WO 417/70, Casualty List No 1342. Previously posted on Casualty List No 786 as Missing now reported Prisoner of War in Japanese Hands with Rank as Gunner. Rank should read Bombardier


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured when Singapore surrendered to Japanese

PoW No. 3428

Commander Col.  Holmes

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/10/30 - Transported overland to Thailand ‘S’ Letter Party

650 PoWs

22nd Train from Singapore to Thailand

Work Party 4

Commander Lt-Col. C.E. Mackellar, 118 Field Regiment, RA

PoW No. IV 4375

1942/11/ - Tha Sao (Commander Col. Wright)

1943/10/ - Lines met near Konkoita

1944/10/ - Tha Muang (Col. Knights)

1945/06/ - Takuri (Commander RSM Smith)

1945/08/ - Pratchi (Commander RSM Christopher, RA)

New PoW No. IV 6958

1945/08/30 - Liberated


1945/10/13 - WO417/98, Casualty List No. 1883. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1342 as Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya.




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Penny Welsh

Japanese Transport

Thailand-Burma Railway

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 361/1987, WO 361/2169, WO 361/2185, WO 361/1623, WO 361/2059, WO 361/2069, WO 361/2172, WO 392/24, WO 345/19, WO 361/1979, WO 361/1954, WO 361/2196,


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