To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Henry James Juneman


1906/09/29 - Born Battersea, London

Son of Henry Joseph John Juneman

(Florence was Henry’s Stepmother)

Royal Artillery

118 Field Regiment



1941/10/03 - Left Liverpool in Convoy CT.5, destination unknown

1941/11/08 - Arrived Halifax and transferred to American liners.

Became Convoy William Sail 12X.


Convoy WS-12 Steaming Towards Capetown, South Africa, November 1941

USS Quincy (CA-39) leads the nearest column, followed by USS Wakefield (AP-21), USS Mount Vernon (AP-22), USS West Point (AP-23) and USS Cimarron (AO-22).
The second column is led by USS Ranger (CV-4), followed by USS Orizaba (AP-24), USS Leonard Wood (AP-25), USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26) and USS Vincennes (CA-44). The other ships present are destroyers.

It is not certain which ship Henry was being transported in but he was in the Convoy, eventually reaching Singapore .

1942//02/15 - Singapore surrendered to the Japanese.


Japanese Index Card

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. M-1276

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index card - Side Two


1943/03/20 - Transported with ‘D’ Force to Thailand

Work Group 4

54th train from Singapore to Thailand

Commander G.G. Carpenter, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment 

New PoW No. IV 10654


New PoW No. 9604






Cause of death Acute Enteritis, Dysentery

Buried, Grave 148, Kinsiayok, Thailand

After WWII, Henry’s body was exhumed and reburied at a Commonwealth War Cemetery




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Juneman-Henry-James - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Site Plan

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery


Stephen Lane

Convoy William Sail 12X

Japanese Transport

Thailand Burma Railway

Kew:- WO 361/1531, WO 361/1526, WO 361/2172, WO 392/24, WO 345/29, WO 361/1987, WO 361/1520, WO 361/2169, WO 361/2061, WO 361/2235, WO 361/2186, WO 367/2, WO 361/2070, WO 361/2206,


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