LITHERLAND AT WAR
1939-1945

DIED IN JAPANESE CAPTIVITY

When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say,
For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today

 
Sapper Neild MacDonald Glover
12th September, 1944 aged 28
41 Fortress Coy, Royal Engineers
Son of Harry & Mary Glover
Commemorated Singapore Memorial
Flight Sergeant Silas Lock
8th February, 1945 aged 23
211 Squadron, RAFVR
Son of Silas & Edith Lock
Commemorated Singapore Memorial
Corporal Henry Tyson
26th September, 1944 aged 29
Royal Army Service Corps
Husband of Mildred Tyson
Commemorated Singapore Memorial

Singapore Memorial — Kranji War Cemetery
On 8th February 1942, the Japanese crossed the Johore Straits in strength, landing at the mouth of the Kranji River within two miles of the place where the war cemetery now stands. On the evening of 9th February, they launched an attack between the river and the causeway. During the next few days fierce fighting ensued, in many cases hand to hand, until their greatly superior numbers and air strength necessitated a withdrawal. After the fall of Singapore island, the Japanese established a prisoner of war camp at Kranji.
 

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