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Edward John Goy


Australian Infantry

2/26 Battalion


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW NO. II 13319

1942/05/14 - Transported oversea from  Singapore in the Toyokashi Mary as part of ‘A’ Force  via Sumatra to Burma.

With 2000 PoWs, commander Brigadier A.L. Varley AIF.

Edward worked at Mergui then Tavoy before moving to Thanbyuzayat to start railway construction in Burma October 42.

New PoW No. II 35606

He worked on the Burma end of the Railway before moving to Thailand:-

 Ni Thea, 281km from Nong Pladuk

Tha Makham, 56km from Nong Pladuk

Kanchanaburi, 52 km from Nong Pladuk

Ending up at Pratchai in August 1945, where he was liberated.



Gemma Lewis - Great Granddaughter

Andrew Snow - Thailand Burma Railway Centre

Japanese Transports

Thailand - Burma Railway

KEW Files:- WO 361/2171, WO 361/1957,


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