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Turbutt, Arthur Frederick

Born: 13 September 1920

Rank, regiment: AC1 unattached, RAFVR medical assistant

Captured: Tasikmalaya, Java

Camps: Tasikmalaya, Malang, Soerabaya Jaarmarkt, Amagi Maru to Spice Islands Haruku, Nichinan Maru back to Java, Mater Dolorosa Hospital, Makassar camp, Cycle Camp, to Singapore SS Cinta, Keppel Harbour, Tanjong Pagar

Repatriated: Almanzora to Southampton

Interviewed: Stamford, April 2009

 

Arthur Turbutt talking about...

...the voyage from Java to Haruku on a transport ship (colloquially known as "hellships").

...about dysentery patients as a medical orderly.

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