Name :-   Campbell, Colin Whitton

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   26

Rank :-   Signalman

Number :-  2695219

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  3rd Indian Div. Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals

Date of death :-   21st. September 1944 (presumed)

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Singapore Memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Column 43

Family information :-   Son of Mrs. A. R. Campbell, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. b. cir 1918 in Dull, Perthshire.

 

Extra information :-  He was on the Japanese transport ship "Hofuku Maru" which was carrying prisoners of war from No.2 P.O.W. camp in Thailand to Japan.  It was sunk by ans American aircraft carrier at the mouth of Manila Bay.

Colin had been captured in the fall of Singapore in February 1942.