To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Thomas Wilfrid Nash

Nash-Thomas-Wilfred-Sherborne Abbey Dorset

Above Plaque in Sherborne Abbey, Dorset


 1913/07/09, Born County Kinsale, Ireland

B.A. (2nd Class Mechanical Science Tripos); Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Son of John Wilfrid and Edith Mary Elizabeth Nash

Royal Engineers

42 Field Field Park Company

Attd. Royal Bombay Sappers and Miners


1942/06/27 - WO417/3, Casualty List No. 861. Reported to War Office Casualty Section for the 24 hours ending at 09:00. Missing

1942/012/15 - WO417/004, Casualty List No. 1007. Serving with Indian Army. Previously shown on Casualty List No. 861 as Missing, 15/02/1942. Now a PoW.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Malaya

PoW No. II 23

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1943/05/17 - Transported overland with ‘H’ Party, Train 6

81st train from Singapore to Thailand

New PoW No. V 768

1943/07/31 - Admitted to hospital at Hintock



Age 30

1943/08/01 - 1935 hours

Cause of Death Cholera

Place of Death Hintock River Camp

Cemetery, Grave 17

(In Statement by Captain G V Bird, Royal Engineers, 1946)

1945/09/14 - WO417/9, Casualty List No.1858. Previously shown on Casualty List No.1007 as Prisoner of War Malaya. Died


Loved Ones

Son of Comdr. John Wilfred Nash and Edith May Elizabeth Nash, of Sherborne, Dorsetshire



Chungkai Cemetery

9. H. 15.

Nash-Thomas-Wilfred-Chunkai War Cemetery Plan



Barbara James

Keith Andrews

Japanese Transports

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KEW:- WO 361/1633, WO 361/1631/1, WO 361/1633/2, WO 361/1946, WO 361/2053, WO 345/37, WO 392/25, WO 361/2062, WO 361/1504,   WO 361/2191,


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