To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”




John Edward Massey



Born 20 April 1910

Son of Charles Massey (1872-1935) and Selina Maria Massey (nee Kemp) (1883-1941), 402 Guiness's Buildings, Pages Walk, Bermondsey, London SE1

Husband to Lillian Irene Kennett in 1932 (1911-1999). Father to John Ernest aka "Little Jack"  born 1934 and Lillian Shirley born 1938.


Royal Artillery

85 Anti Tank Regiment


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore


Japanese Index Card (Side 1)


Japanese Index Card (Side 2)


1943/03/20 - Overland (Train 6) to Thailand with ‘D’ Force Group Four, under command of British Lt Col G.G. Carpenter & Australian Lt Col McEachern


Part of Group 4 worked between Wang Pho and Kinsaiyok

1945/02/04 - Believed to be transported on the Haruyasa Maru to

French Indo China


Survived the Japanese PoW Camps



 9th May 1973

Orpington Hospital, Kent.


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




Keeping The Candle Burning


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