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“In this their finest hour”

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John Gilfillan Snr.


1880 - Born Midlothian, Scotland

Occupation Prospector

Of Ipoh, Federal Malay States


Japanese Internee

Interned at Changi Prison with wife and children

Transferred to Sime Road

 Died at Sime Road Camp, Singapore.



Death 261

John Gilfillan

Age 64

Date of Death -  10th March 1945

Cause of Death - Senile Myocarditis

Myocarditis is inflammation of the myocardium - the heart muscle.


Loved Ones

Son of John Gilfillan, of 24 Maryhill Road, Glasgow.

Husband of Kuni Gilfillan. Died at Internment Camp, Singapore.




Aged 64

10th March 1945

Sime Road Internment Camp Singapore



Samantha - Great Granddaughter

Changi Nominal Roll - FEPOW Family

Civilian Deaths - Roll of Honour

Commonwealth War Grave Commission

Voices of civilian internment: WWII Singapore - Cambridge Digital Library

KEW Files:- RG 55/132


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