Thomas, Archibald William David (Sergeant)

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Accession Number PR03035
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters, Certificate, Memoir
Maker Thomas, Archibald William David
Place made Australia, United Kingdom: England
Date made c.1945-1957
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Collection relating to 6141083 Sergeant Archibald Thomas, 2 Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, British Army c1945-1957. Included is a typed memoir written by Thomas after the war documenting his capture by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore and his experiences as a Prisoner of War (POW) including working on the Burma-Thailand Railway and voyage to Japan where their ship was bombed by the American Airforce. Some service documents are also included.