Research & Articles by Lt. Col. Peter Winstanley OAM RFD (Retired), JP
Research, Interviews and Articles about the Prisoners Of War of the Japanese who built the Burma to Thailand railway during world war two. Focusing on the doctors and medical staff among the prisoners. Also organised trips to Thailand twice a year.
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Another Pharmacist as a POW on the Burma Thailand Railway
WARLAND -BROWNE James Bevan Sgt TX5126 2/4 Casualty Clearing Station (CCS)

Bevan Warland-Browne was born in Launceston, Tasmania on 1 July 1915. He enlisted into the 2/4 Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) on 7 January 1941. The Unit which was raised in Hobart moved to Singapore early in 1941. Following the Japanese invasion CCS personnel formed the bulk of the Medical support to “A” Force. This force comprised 3,000 Australians and was sent to Burma in May 1942. Construction of the Burma Thailand Railway commenced from the Burma end in October 1942. Bevan’s story follows. In December 2006 Bevan resides in Riverside in Tasmania. The story is produced with Bevan’s kind permission and with the consent and assistance of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.


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