To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Lance Corporal

William Patterson


1915/02/21 - Born Armagh, Northern Island

1934/01/15 - Enlisted

Manchester Regiment

1st Battalion

Malaya Command

Machine Gunner


Service Record



1942/03/24 - WO 417/40, Casualty List No. 779. Missing

1943/06/28 - WO 417/63, Casualty List No. 1172. Previously reported Missing on Casualty List No. 779, 15/02/1942 now reported Prisoner of War.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

1942/02/15 Singapore Working Camps

Camp Leader Col. Holmes

PoW No. 8424

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two




Photo Taken at Changi

William is left front row

1945/09/02 - Liberated


1945/10/27 - WO417/98, Casualty List No. 1895. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1172 as Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya.



David Patterson

KEW:- WO 367/3, WO 392/25, WO 345/40, WO 345/40, WO 361/2063, WO 361/2229,


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