Added a page for Alfonso Antonio Garizio into the Roll of Honour in the Site memorial section. This was a bit akward as some files were under Alfred Garizio.
Sally asked for a photo of the grave of Henry Charles MacNamara who is buried in Stanley War Cemetery, Hong Kong. I didn’t have one hopefully Tony Banham does.
Put a page in the ‘Site Memorial’ section of the Roll of Honour with a plan of cemetery showing position of grave:-
My name is Natalie Walters, and I tutor middle school and high school students. I am helping a student with a project on substance abuse among veterans, and a PTSD awareness project.
During the research, I came across your website fepow.family, and I noticed that on your resource page you list some helpful websites for veterans and their families.
My student Emma also found these pages and thought it would be a nice addition to your page:
Quit Smoking Community’s guide to tobacco addiction amongst veterans: https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/how-to-quit-smoking/veterans-and-tobacco-addiction/
a helpful resource for veterans struggling with substance abuse issues on Addiction Resource: https://addictionresource.com/addiction/veterans-and-substance-abuse/.
If you do decide to add these to your page, please let me know! I would be excited to show Emma that we were able to give something back!
Carpets fitted in Son’s flat yesterday and while talking to Paul, carpet fitter, found out his grandfather George Harry Swoish was a Japanese PoW.
Promised to put information into the Roll of Honour for him:-
Added page in the Roll of Honour for William Dunlop Hunter:-
It was a bit difficult as there are many WD Hunters listed in KEW records, inluding a William Dunbar Hunter and another Gordon Highlander.
KEW:- WO 361/1947, WO 345/27, WO 361/2060
Responded to an email from Martin and found Joseph was a Leading Writer and not a Leading Wireman.
Also in Fukuoka 26B he is listed as Stansworth, this was altered and photo added with date of death.
Complete page now entered:-
Finished converting to database and writing web pages:-
Special thanks to ‘Prisoner Doctor’ by Richard Philips
This is a chilling account of those who died in the Maros Maru.
Finished compiling information of the 372 who died in the Maros Maru, now to convert the spreadsheet to a database and write the pages within the Roll of Honour.
Miranda sent me photos of a cut throat razor her father brought back from the Far East as she would like to get in touch with family members of Australian John Robert Leman Church, its original owner.
I have collected as much information as I could and put a page into the Roll of Honour about John:-
In the hope it is seen by a family member.
A big thank you to Miranda for sending her fathers cuttings and papers.
Had a quick look as we were just out of the door.
What a collection !!!
It will take time to sift through them but will definitely provide more pieces of the jig saw.
A late Christmas present but what a gift.
Thanks again Miranda XXX