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‘E’ Force

On the 28.3.1943 Transported from Singapore with ‘E’ Force to Borneo on the ship “DE Klerk”  (renamed Imaji Maru/ Imbari Maru by the Japanes.

There were 1000 Pows on board, 500 British under the command of Lt Col C Whimster R.A.O.C destined for Kurching and 500 Australians destined to Sandakan.

Thanks to Sylvia Herbert, Daughter of Lt Col C Whimster

Links:-

Whimster-Thomas-Carr (roll-of-honour.org.uk)

HTTP://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_De_Klerk#Japanese_service

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcB0fxhaw0s

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