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Urquhart, Alastair Kinoch

Born: 8 September 1919

Rank, regiment: Cpl 2Btn Gordon Highlanders, RASC Supply Personnel Section, Fortress HQ

Captured: Singapore

Camps: Changi, Kanyu, Chungkai, Tamuang, Singapore River Valley Road, Kachidoki Maru (sunk) to Japan, Omuta camp

Repatriated: from Nagasaki on board USS Cape Gloucester to Manila, hospital ship to San Francisco, train to New York and RMS Queen Mary to Southampton

Interviewed: Broughty Ferry Dundee, May 2007

 

Alastair Urquhart talking about...

…Japan starving, camp conditions better than Thailand, helping the doctors.

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