Thank Heavens for Geoff!!
Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:17 PM
Today I thought I had found a brand new Rangoon Jail POW. Not so!
This is the name on the Japanese index card 'Richfase G.'.
Never heard or seen him mentioned before, now I like that. Luckily, they had placed his service number on the scantily filled card.
Enter into GSE, hey presto George Griffiths of the DWR.
Do you think the Japanese clerk had trouble understanding English, which is understandable I guess?
Posted 26 August 2010 - 05:05 PM
Washington H.? No service number, no one by that name from British ranks on the operation. Date of death 01/06/1943, this fits about 12 soldiers details, none whose name remotely resembles the above.
The same style of card, this one is a real mystery. There was a Burma Rifleman with the name Washington, but it really shouldn't be him.
Posted 26 August 2010 - 05:26 PM
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