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Barton, Peter

Born: 22 March 1921

Rank, regiment: L/Bdr 242 Bty 48 LAA Regt, RA, "B" Troop, 18th Div

Captured: 8 March 1942, Java

Camps: Bandung, Batavia: Koan School, Boie Glodok, Yoshida Maru Singapore, Dai Nichi Maru Japan: Kyushu Ominimachi (coal mine)

Repatriated: Wakayama on USS hospital ship Consolation to Okinawa; transshipped USS Haskell to Manila; HMS Glory to Vancouver, train across Canada to New York, RMS Queen Mary to Southampton.

Civilian occupation: Lorry driver

Interviewed: Anstruther, Fife 2007

Died: 11 February 2008

 

Peter Barton talking about...

…his visit to LSTM wards in Liverpool, 1967.

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