To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve

Warrant Officer - Class 1

Ernest Rex Rodgers


1902/06/19 - Born Paignton, Devon

Son of George and Amanda Rodgers

Hong Kong Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

HMS Cornflower


Japanese PoW

1941/12/25 - Captured Hong Kong

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


Lisbon Maru-2

1942/09/27 - Transported in Lisbon Maru to Shanghai, China with 1816 PoW on board

Lisbon Maru - 1tn

1942/10/01 - Hit by a torpedo fired by HMS Grouper, six miles from Tung Fusham Island off the Chinese Coast

Picked up by Japanese and taken to Whampou Docks near Shanghai

transported in Shinsei Maru to Moji

1942/10/10 - Arrived Moji, Japan

Taken to Osaka, Japan

1945/09/02 - Liberated Branch 1, Manato-Ku, Osaka (Itchioka (Ichioka) Hospital Camp)



KEW:- WO 361/1744/2, WO 345/44, CO 980/138, WO 361/1964, WO 361/1963, WO 392/26, WO 361/1744, WO 361/1367,


''Our Thanks are for being a Chapter in Life.''




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In Memory FEPOW Family Loved Ones
Designed and Maintained by Ron Taylor.


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