This information was provided by Bernard Lamb, using a number of records in particular WO 361/2111: Prisoners of War, Far East: 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, nominal roll, held at the National Archives. Read more in Bernard's article on this site.
Place of Death: Thanbyuzayat, Burma.
Cause of Death: Dysentery, Malaria, Beri Beri.
Memorial: Thanbyuzayat War Memorial Roll of Honour.
Address: 2 Storey Street, Apsley End, Hemel Hempstead War.
History: Sailed from Liverpool 29/10/1941, arrived Singapore 29/01/1942, captured by the Japanese 15/02/1942.
Departure from Singapore: Overland by train 25/04/1943 with F Force.
Camp and Work Group: Songkuria No 2 Camp.
F Force consisted of 7000 men of which 3374 were British. They suffered appalling losses and experienced the worst conditions of any work party. Songkuria was known as a death camp. Out of 1600 British men around 600 died while building a bridge and a further 600 after being evacuated to Thanbyuzayat.