To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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James McLean


1909/07/18 - Born Crieff, Perthshire

Son of Donald and Jean McLean

Occupation Game Keeper

Royal Artillery

80th Ant-Tank. Regiment


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. M80098

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/10/28 - Transported to Taiwan in England Maru

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1942/11/14 Arrived Keelung, Taiwan

New PoW No. IV 1916

Kinkaseki Camp No.1

Worked in Copper Mine

Heito Camp No. 3

Shirakawa Camp No. 4A

1945/03/09 - Transported in Taiko Maru from Keelung, Taiwan to Japan

With 700 PoWs

1945/03/10 - Arrived Moji, Japan

Fukuoka - Miyata 12D, Japan

Work included Coal Mining

1945/08/15 - Camp renamed Fukuoka - Miyata 9B

New PoW No. 31798

1945/09/10 - Liberated Fukuoka 9B

James was taken from Fukuoka to Manila (ship unknown)

1945/10/10 - Boarded the USS Perida

1945/11/03 Arrived Vancouver

Then home on one of the following

Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth or Ile de France.



Andy Rutherford

Mike Heather

Never Forgotten - Taiwan PoWs

Japanese Transports

KEW:- WO 392/25, WO 345/33, WO 361/1968, WO 361/1254, WO 361/1254, WO 361/2068, WO 361/2186,


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




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