To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Leslie Michael Rooney

1920/02/10 - Born Norwich, Norfolk

Son of Michael Patrick and Alice Rooney

Royal Engineers

288th Field Company

18th Division


1941/10/30 - Transported in  Convoy CT.5 from Liverpool

1941/11/08 - Arrived Halifax, changed to American fleet

1941/11/10 - Sailed from Halifax in Convoy William Sail 12x

1942/01/29 - Berthed at Singapore


Japanese POW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

Changi Camp

PoW No. 12112

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/06/18 - Transported overland to Thailand in ‘June’ Party

New PoW No. 13852



Age 22

28th August 1942

Cause of Death - Separation of Larynx (Ulcer of throat)

His brother Maurice believed it was diphtheria

Buried at Nong Pladuk, Thailand

After the war Leslie’s body was exhumed and reburied by the War Graves at Chungkai War Cemetery


Loved Ones

Son of Michael Patrick and Alice Rooney, of Norwich



Chungkai Cemetery

8. K. 5.

Rooney- Leslie-Cemetery Plan



Brothers in Arms

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KEW:- WO 361/2165, WO 361/2172, WO 361/2063, WO 361/1624/1, WO 361/241, WO 392/26, WO 361/2191, WO 361/2068, WO 345/44, WO 361/1955, WO 361/1520,


''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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