To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Signalman, Driver

Anthony Thomas Pacitti


1920/07/11 - Born Croydon, Surrey

Son of Lewis and Caroline Pacitti

Occupation Electrician

1940/09/05 - Enlisted

Royal Corps of Signals

3rd Indian Corps of Signals

76 Line Section


1942/05/08 - WO 417/43, Casualty List No. 818. Missing

1942/10/12 - WO 417/52, Casualty List No.952. Previously shown on Casualty List No.818 as Missing, 15/02/1942. Now reported a Prisoner of War.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. 4151

Commander Col. Milner, Royal Corps of Signals

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/11/04 - Transported with ‘N’ Letter Party overland to Thailand

27th Train from Singapore to Thailand

Work Group 1

New PoW No. 20179

Commander Major Lees, Gordon Highlanders

1942/11/12- Wang Pho South

1943/04/ - Prang Kasi (211 km from Nong Pladuk)

Commander Col. Swinton

Tha Makham (38.90 km from Nong Pladuk)

Transported back to Singapore


1944/06/09 - Transported in Japan Party 1 to Japan

1944/06/29 - Arrived Osaka 16b - Iruka, Japan

Commander Captain Thornhill, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

Work included Chemical manufacturing

1945/04/05 - Renamed Nagoya 4B

1945/09/09 - Liberated Nagoya 4b, Japan


1945/10/26 - WO417/98, Casualty List No. 1894. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 952 as Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya.



1945/09/09 - Transported By Rail to the sea port

Boarded the Ship USS San Juan

Transferred to the Ship USS Monitor for one day

Transferred to the Ship USS Oconto and sailed to Manila , Philippines

Boarded HMS Implacable


1945/10/05 - Sailed to San Francisco via Hawaii then onto Canada

Train across Canada to Nova Scotia

1945/11/02 Boarded Ile De France and sailed to England




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star


Post War

1946 - Married Kathleen Doris Peters

In Croydon, Surrey



Jean Foster - Goddaughter

Japanese Transports

Thailand Burma Railway

Roger Mansell - Nagoya 4B

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 361/1585, WO 361/2166, WO 361/2166, WO 392/25, WO 361/2170, WO 345/39, WO 361/1985, WO 361/2063, WO 361/2190,


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