AIREY George Frederick (Fred)

Australian Army PoW British Army Born Kendal England 17 October 1899 Died 6 September 1981

Service No: WX13977.  World War I. British Army, Wold War II Australian Imperial Force, Prisoner of War Singapore. Escaped from a Japanese Firing Squad, took a boat to Sumatra, recaptured in Java. Worked on the Burma Railway in Thailand. Soldiered on after the was as Battalion Sergeant Major. Active Member of PoW Association. Author of The Time Of A Soldier.

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