To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Flight Lieutenant (Medical)

William Fitzgerald Tierney

Known as Bill


1912/07/15 - Born Cork, Ireland

Son of Dennis Joseph and Nora Tierney

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

84 Squadron





Japanese PoW

1942/03/08 - Captured Java

PoW No. 117166

New PoW No.  142


Japanese Index Card - Side One

Tierney, William Fitzgerald-01

Japanese Index Card - Side Two

Tierney, William Fitzgerald-02

Djawa PoW camp

1943/12 - To Batavia Camp III

New PoW No. 521

Stayed in Java

1945/09/02 - Liberated Batavia, Java as 'Medical'.




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Ronan Tierney (photos from the ‘Tierney Collection’

Java Index

KEW:- WO 392/26, WO 361/2010, WO 345/52, WO 361/1945, WO 361/2008, WO 361/1990


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




Keeping The Candle Burning


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