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Memorial details

Memorial type
Flag or banner
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 June 1977
    Attended by: Col J H Hughes CBE OStJ TD MA MEd
  • Presented
    Date: 6 June 1977
    Attended by: Capt T S Terry
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Current location

On the north wall of the function room.
Royal British Legion Clubhouse
39 Cornhill
DE22 2FS

OS Grid Ref: SK 345 397
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Sime Road Internment Camp

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
A small cloth Union Flag mounted in a wooden frame and glazed. A small card within the frame contains the typed caption.
Caption: THIS UNION FLAG WAS RETURNED TO ITS HOMELAND FOLLOWING THE/ SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE IN THE FAR EASTERN WAR OF 1941 TO 1945./ IT REMAINED HIDDEN FROM THE ENEMY IN THE SIME ROAD INTERNMENT CAMP/ THROUGHOUT THE OCCUPATION OF SINGAPORE AND WAS SECRETLY USED IN/ SERVICES OF HOMAGE PAID TO OUR COMRADES WHO DIED FROM WOUNDS AND/ DISEASE./ Presented to the Allestree Branch of the Royal British Legion by Captain T. S. Terry, a member/ of the Branch and unveiled on 6th June 1977, the Silver Jubilee Year of our Patron,/ H. M. Queen Elizabeth II by Colonel J. H. Hughes, CBE, O.St.J., TD, MA, MEd, past National/ Chairman of the Legion and Chairman of the Poppy Appeal.
Inscription legible?
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Flag
    Measurements: depth -, height c600mm, width c750mm
    Materials: Fabric
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth c20mm, height c700mm, width c850mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Card
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Allestree Branch, Royal British Legion

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