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Departure Dates

5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 17th May 1943

Work Party Name

“H” Force

Commander

Lt-Col. H.R.Humphries, R.A.,77 H.A.A. Rgt

Journey

Land

    From Camps

Changi

    To

Ban Pong

 

Consisted Of:

British

Australian

Ameicans

Dutch

Total

1949

705

26

590

3270

 

Transports:-

 

Date

Train Party

PoWs

Overall Train To Thailand

1943

 

 

 

5th May

Train 1

 

77

6th May

Train 2

 

78

8th May

Train 3

 

79

9th May

Train 4

 

80

13th May

Train 5

 

81

17th May

Train 6

 

82

 

Remarks

This was the last of the work forces made up from those remaining at H.Q.M.C. and Java, the men were sick or wounded. ‘F’ cleared the jungle for the track and ‘H’ force levelled and laid the track. ‘H’ Force did not have the deaths as “F” Force but the death toll was still very high.

 


 

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