Lionel Bailey's Index Page

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Wartime experience - a fascinating diary of travel by ship out to Singapore where Lionel was told to get to Australia when the Japanese invaded, but was eventually captured and imprisoned. And then the day of release and return home. Click here for the diary
Christmas Card that Lionel sent home - sadly, his hopes were not going to transpire Lionel's Xmas card
The telegram to Lionel's parents advising them of his capture in 1943 Telegram of Lionel's capture
Local press cutting on Lionel's capture Press cutting of Lionel's capture
The island where Lionel was imprisoned during the war (and as it was in 1985) Aerial photos of island
Notice of Japanese surrender and details of air drop to Allied prisoners List of goodies the US plan to drop to prisoners at end of war


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