Nominal Rolls of 315 Searchlight Battery RA as FEPOWs, Second World War

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Catalogue number
  • Documents.8917
Subject period
private papers

Content description

Ts tables (9pp) giving details of deaths of members of 5th Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery (RA) and the fate of members of the 315 Searchlight Battery (5th SL Regiment) as prisoners of war in the Far East, 1942 - 1945; together with a ts nominal roll (9pp) of 315 Searchlight Battery RA prior to its departure from England for Singapore, August 1941; a ts list (3pp) of members of 315 Searchlight Battery who returned to England in 1945 after being prisoners of war in the Far East, who were registered as missing or died in captivity, ca 1982; Illustrations (12pp) drawn by W C Wilder showing different aspects of life as a prisoner of war in Singapore and Thailand, 1942 - 1945; a watercolour of the port on the Saigon river showing the scene following an American seaborne attack on 12 January 1945, 1982; and six photographs of members of number 3 section, 315 Searchlight Battery on Singapore in November 1941 - December 1941.

History note

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Catalogue date 1983-02-02