Struggle to survive as a POW
8th December 1942: Men destined for the hard labour of building the 'Death Railway' are already dying from hunger and malnutrition
Sergeant Bill Leaney had been captured at Singapore.
Along with thousands of others he was now shipped off to Thailand to build the Burma Siam railway. December 1942 found him in Ban Pong PoW camp, which Dr Robert Hardie had pass…
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