World War 11 Casualties
Panton Owen William
Paybook photograph, taken on enlistment,
of TX5183 Sapper Owen William Panton, 2/10th Field Company, Royal
Australian Engineers. He was one of over 2000 Allied prisoners of war
(POW) held in the Sandakan POW camp in north Borneo, having been
transferred there from Singapore as a part of B Force. The 1494 POW's
that made up B Force, were transported from Changi on 7 July 1942 on
board the tramp ship Ubi Maru, arriving in
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