I am researching my father’s family and trying to piece together information on his three brothers who died as POW’s after the fall of Singapore in WW2.
1. Winters Daniel J Gunner 2/15FD Regt RAAArmy No NX10434 Place of death Siam died 12 / 2 / 1944Possibly Changi Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Thailand Dan was mentioned in the book Naked Island.
2.Winters L Private2/30 INF BNArmy No NX 595 Place of death Siam died 4 / 12 / 1943Possibly Burma Railway Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Thailand
3.Winters L J Private2/30 INF BNArmy No NX 596 Place of death South China Sea died 12 / 9 / 1944 Leo lost his life on the hell ship Rakuyo Maru which was sunk by an American submarine in the South China Sea
Buried Labuan Memorial Malaysia.
All these boys came from QueanbeyanNSWAustralia.
Any information from people who knew them would be appreciated