To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Aircraftman 1st Class

Douglas Leonard Smith


Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

211 Squadron


Japanese PoW

Captured Java 8th March 1942

Camps  Java, Moluccas (Haruku, Ambon)

Maros Maru

Being transported from Ambon on the 19th September 1944 to Raja/Makassar/Surabaya with 650 PoWs



Age 24

25th September 1944

Died on board the Maros Maru and buried at sea.

Out of the 650 prisoners only 325 survived the voyage


Loved Ones

Son of Leonard Smith, and of Margaret Annie Smith, of Amersham, Buckinghamshire



Singapore Memorial-3

Column 441.



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




Keeping The Candle Burning


Fepow Family

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


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