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  • View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16773

    image: A pen and ink drawing of a view looking up to hills and mountains in the distance. A low cane fence runs along the bottom of the composition, and beyond this the land is ense with shribbery and grassland. There appears to be a river running down...

  • The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 60

    image: A grim scene in a clearing in the jungle. There is a large fire in the centre of the composition with several naked corpses on the ground in the foreground. Able bodied prisoners, only wearing shorts, lift corpses towards the fire and maintain the...

  • 'F' Force Survivors from the 'Death Railway'

    'F' Force Survivors from the 'Death Railway'

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 36

    A crowded, chaotic scene showing a flat, water-logged landscape with hills in the distance. In the foreground prisoners sit on the ground between stretchers holding sick or dead men. Standing amongst the prisoners are uniformed soldiers and men with Red...

  • Another Pal

    Another Pal

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 72

    An emaciated prisoner covered in a blanket lies on his back, staring vacantly.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 30559

    The last will and messages of James M Kim, a British Chinese member of the Hong Kong Defence Forces at Stanley Civil Internment Camp, Hong Kong inscribed on his cell wall as a record. - the reason for his execution is unknown. Note that owing to efforts...

  • IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART LD 6651

    Prisoners-of-war, supervised by soldiers, unload stretchers carrying dead and sick prisoners from small boats, which are visible on the left. Chungkai.

  • The British Cemetery, Singapore

    The British Cemetery, Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942-07

    Art.IWM ART 15417 81

    A view across a well maintained British prisoner-of-war cemetery in Singapore. There are several rows of graves, each marked with a simple wooden cross. The graves are bordered by neat pathways and flower beds.

  • The Aussie Who Did Not Want To Die

    The Aussie Who Did Not Want To Die

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 73

    image: A naked, skeletal, emaciated prisoner lies on his side on a mat on the ground.

  • The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16772

    A pen and ink drawing of a makeshift outdoor cemetery and church. There are several marked graves on the left, and a cleared space with wooden benches on the right; both are enclosed by a low wooden fence. The river lies beyond. Annotations within the...

  • Chinese heads on poles in Singapore

    Chinese heads on poles in Singapore

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6042

    The severed heads of three Chinese men placed on the end of tall wooden poles on the side of a road. A few people walk along the side of the road towards the viewer with a wheeled vehicle moving in the opposite direction. Buildings and a flag pole upon...

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