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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Charing Cross
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11582
Current location

North wall
St Martin-in-the-Fields Church
Trafalgar Square
Charing Cross
City Of Westminster
Greater London
WC2N 4JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30098 80542
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Glass case containing two pieces of teak being parts of sleepers from the Burma/Siam "railway of death" with associated plaque on wall behind.
Inscription
FAR EAST / PRISONERS OF WAR / F.E.P.O.W.. / TO THE MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO DIED AS / PRISONERS OF WAR / OR AS / CIVILIAN INTERNEES / WHILST IN / JAPANESE HANDS / 1941 - 1945 /AND OF THOSE / WHO SUBSEQUENTLY / DIED AS A RESULT / OF THEIR SUFFERINGS / DURING CAPTIVITY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze, Glass
  • Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Teak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • "A Catalogue of FEPOW Memorials throughout the British Isles". FEPOW Clubs & Associations. c1994.

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