To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



John Fowler Symon

(Known as Jack)

Royal Norfolk Regiment

4th Battalion


Japanese POW


PoW Number 1910

New PoW Number 8788

1942/10/21 - Transported overland to Thailand

Survived sinking of Hofuku Maru

Survived sinking of SS Arisan Maru in Manila Bay

In Bilibid Prison Philippines

1944/12/13 - Transported Oryoku Maru to Japan

Fukuoka B17 Camp - Sinminato Machi, Omuda Shi,

Liberated 1945/09/02


KEW:- WO 361/2178, WO 361/2167, WO 361/1367, WO 361/1980, WO 361/1254, WO 361/767, WO 392/26


Jack’s Full Story



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




Keeping The Candle Burning


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