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More Lives Than a Cat:Three and a Half Years as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese

Baker, Guy 8th Division Australian Imperial Forces
There is a crease along the back cover, else the book is immaculate. Includes dedication by author.416 pages plus epilogue and fold out diagram of the Burma - Siam Railway. Overseas customers please note that the book is heavy and will attract additional postage. "No.: NX52125 ...Name: Guy Templeton Baker....Rank: Lance Corporal....Unit: H.Q 27th Australian Infatry Brigade.....Date & Place of Birth: 01/03/1918, Leura, NSW .....Date & Place of Enlistment: 02/07/1940, Paddington, NSW.....Places of Captivity: Singapore, Thailand, Japan At age 18 Guy Baker enlisted in the 34th Battalion Militia, and then at 19 with the Australian Infantry Forces, with whom he sailed to Singapore. Guy sustained a minor injury during the Japanese invasion of Malaya, and was recovering in St. Patrick's School (acting as a military hospital) on the allied surrender. Three days after the surrender Guy was transported by truck to Changi Gaol where he would remain for the next 12 months. From CHangi he was sent throughout Singapore on various working parties. In April 1943 guy was transported to the Burma-Thailand Railway as part of F Force.He worked at several camps along the 'Railway' from Bampong to Neike (near Burma-Thailand border at Three Pagoda Pass). On the completion of the 'Railway' Guy was transported back to Changi where he would remain until the Japanese surrender." (Macquarie University POWs at Changi)
Published 1998 Consensus Books Strathfield NSW
Signed by Author
ISBN 0733721621
Keywords Changi Australian POWs Japanese Prisoners of War Burma Railway


Condition Jacket Condition Binding Size
Near Fine N/A Soft Cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Good Reading Book Reference: 17603