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Cairns, Percival Steven

Born: 9 July 1918

Rank, regiment: Bdr RA/RN Artificer

Captured: February 1942, Singapore

Camps: Changi, Chungkai, Tarsao, Takanun, Tamarkan, Kaorin

Repatriated: late back, hospital ship to Southampton

Civilian occupation: FEPOW welfare adviser 1947-date; awarded MBE and OBE for services to FEPOW

Interviewed: North Petherton, Somerset October 2008

Died: 6 September 2012

 

Steve Cairns talking about...

…Hore-Belisha’s militia, call-up 1939.

…capture and murder in Singapore.

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