Research & Articles by Lt. Col. Peter Winstanley OAM RFD (Retired), JP
Research, Interviews and Articles about the Prisoners Of War of the Japanese who built the Burma to Thailand railway during world war two. Focusing on the doctors and medical staff among the prisoners. Also organised trips to Thailand twice a year.
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John (8th Div Signals) and Vera Parkes (WAAAF) 3_of_11

In Malaya 1041. Captured in Singapore. To Thailand Apr 1943 as part of 'F' Force. In Pond’s Party with Captain Roy Mills the sole doctor for 712 POWs. Pond’s Party moved nearly a dozen times. Returned to Singapore 1944 and there until end of War. Worked on Singapore airfield. Met and married Vera after the war.

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