To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Aircraftman 1st Class

Roland Jackson


1920/05/22 - Born, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Son of Robert and Elsie May Jackson

1940/05/28 - Enlisted

Royal Air Force

52 W.I.U.


Japanese PoW

1942/03/07 - Captured Purwokerto, Java

Bandoeng Camp, Java

PoW No. J20618

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1944/05/14 - Left Tanjung Priok, Batavia, Java with Java Party 21 in Chuka Maru

Most PoWs from 10th Battalion Camp, Batavia

Travelled via Singapore for Padang, Sumatra.

Carrying 1925 PoWs ( 1615 Dutch, 310 British)

1944/05/17 - Arrived Pakanbaroe, Sumatra

Camp 1 - Work Party 2

New PoW No. II 5028

1945/06/ - Moeara, Sumatra

1945/10/15 - Liberated




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Tracy Vaughan

Japanese Transport

Java Index

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 361/2006, WO 392/24, WO 361/2002, WO 361/1947, WO 345/27,


''Our Thanks are for being a Chapter in Life.''




Keeping The Candle Burning


Fepow Family

In Memory of Fred Taylor, Arthur Lane and John Wheedon  
Designed and Maintained by Ron Taylor.


Honorary Life Member-1tn

Honorary member of COFEPOW


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