ROYAL ARTILLERY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Winter Meeting Wednesday 17th January 2007, at Larkhill A Presentation by Mr Keith Brigstock ROYAL ARTILLERY SEARCHLIGHTS The Winter 2007 Meeting of the Society was held in the Newcome Hall, Larkhill, on Wednesday 17th January at 11 am. 27 members of…
Today the 15th of August 2012 a Hiroshma memorial stone was placed in Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Among those present were former prisoners of war in the Far East, as well as Japanese veterans.
Former prisoner of war of the Japanese George Reynolds, 94, said: “The monument is important as something to remember all those Japanese and British soldiers who died in fighting.
“The two sides were enemies but not now, and this [memorial] is a good idea to bring people together in harmony, not hate.”
Forgive the sins of the fathers.
This link is the website of all the listed British POW’S in the Japanese war camps. http://www.roll-of-honour.org.uk/Hell_Ships/Kachidoki_Maru/index.htm Related articles In loving memory to my grandfather Leslie Nowell and grandmother Eleanor. (birds4peace.com)