To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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William Dobson Murphy


1916/09/15 - Born Edinburgh, Scotland

Son of Lena Murphy

Occupation Police Officer

Royal Corps of Signals

South Area Signals


1942/03/06 - WO417/2, Casualty List No.764. Missing.

1942/12/16 - WO417/004, Casualty List No. 1008. Previously shown on Casualty List No. 764 as Missing, 15/02/1942. Now a Prisoner of War.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

Changi Camp

PoW No. 366

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/10/25 - Transported overland to Thailand in Letter Party ‘X’

With 649 PoWs - Southern Area Signals 15 Officers, 98 Ordinary Ranks

17th train from Singapore to Thailand

Commander Lt-Col. C.E. Morrison, Leicestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion

1942/11/01 - Arrived Ban Pong

New PoW. No. II 2500

Work Party 2

1943/10/ - Lines met near Konkoita, Thailand

New PoW No. II 1143

1943/09/04 - Liberated Thailand


1945/09/26 - WO417/9, Casualty List No. 1868. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1008 as Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya.



Fiona Karsberg - Daughter

Japanese Transports

Thailand-Burma Railway

KEW Files:- WO 392/25, WO 345/37, WO 361/1954, WO 361/1979, WO 361/2196, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2069, WO 361/2190,


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