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George Henry Oliver

George Henry Oliver

1920/03/16 - Born Skegness, Lincolnshire

Son of Garnet and Helen Oliver

Royal Engineers


1941/12/25 - Captured Hong Kong


Japanese PoW

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/09/04 - Transported in Shi Maru to Yokokama, Japan, First Draft

The 620 PoWs were mainly from Shamshuipo Camp, Hong Kong who wouldn’t sign the ‘No Escape’ paper

1942/09/15 - Arrived Yohohama, Japan

Tokyo 3B Stadium Camp

1945/08/30 - Liberated Tokyo


Duncan Lill

Japanese Transports

All the KEW Documents name him ‘George Henry Oliver’ but he is named as Eric Garnet Oliver in Roger Mansell’s list he sent me to include in the Roll of Honour.

KEW:- WO 392/25, WO 361/1970, WO 361/1970, WO 345/39, WO 345/28, WO 361/1984,


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