To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Stanley Douglas Leggett


1920/06/22 - Born Row 74, Great Yarmouth

Factory Worker Great Yarmouth

1939 - Enlisted

Royal Norfolk Regiment

4th Battalion

‘D’ Company




1941/10/28 - Sailed from Liverpool in the Andes with Convoy CT.5 to Halifax

USS Wakefield-1

1941/11/08 - Arrived Halifax, transferred to USS Wakefield

1941/11/10 - Sailed in Convoy William Tail 12X

1941/12/13 - Mount Vernon left convoy at Kenya, destination Singapore as the Japanese had invaded Malaya on the 8th December

1941/12/13 - The Convoy without Mount Vernon now became Task Force 14.2

1941/12/27 - Task Force 14.2 reached Bombay

1941/01/19 - Sailed for Singapore

1942/01/29 - Arrived Singapore

1942/01/30 - 18th Division moved to defend North East Island of Singapore

1942/02/10 - 4th Norfolk’s joined ‘Tomforce’ at Bukit Timah


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore



1942/10/31 - Overland to Thailand ‘R’ Letter Party, Group 2

Japanese PoW Number 4044

1942/11/07 - New Japanese PoW number 10220

1945/08/15 - Liberated




Georgia, USA


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




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