To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Josť Fransisco Roncon


1915/10/13 - Born Lisbon

Son of Ricardo and Zuimiriz Roncon

Nationality Portuguese

Straits Settlement Volunteer Force


Japanese PoW

PoW No. 6928

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1943/04/28 - Overland to Thailand with ‘F’ Force

73rd Train from Singapore to Thailand

New PoW No. IV 6928

1943/06/04 - Attempted Escape from Songkrai with:-

Private, William Michael David, S.S.V.F. (Believed starved to death)

Lance Corporal, Robin Aylmer ‘Bob’ Elliott, S.S.V.F. (Died in escape)

Private, James Arnold Stewart, S.S.V.F. (Died in the jungle)

Fate of Bombardier Roncon unknown


Loved Ones

Father of  Josť Ricardo Iqnatious Roncon (born Singapore 1942)

Grandfather of  Samantha Roncon, Shaun Roncon and Lyndsey Roncon

Great Grandfather of Lewis and Great Great Grandfather to his three boys

Uncle of Marjorie Roncon Gahan


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Marjorie Roncon Gahan

Japanese Transports

Thailand-Burma Railway


KEW Files:- WO 361/2201, WO 361/2025, WO 367/3, WO 361/2063, WO 392/26, WO 345/44,


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




Keeping The Candle Burning


Fepow Family

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


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