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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Bill Fitch Interview 6/8 - WWII Japanese POW Survivor -NX8352 - 2/3 Motor Ambulance Convoy

Medical Orderly F.W. (Bill) Fitch NX8352 - 2/3 Motor Ambulance Convoy - Deployed into Malaya prior to the Japanese entry into World War II he subsequently served in K-Force on the Burma-Thailand Railway. Evacuation of sick & wounded Malaya and Singapore - When POW worked in Roberts Barracks Allied Hospital - To Thailand as part of 'K' Force to keep the coolies alive - Kept in Thailand to the end of the war.

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