COFEPOW is a Registered Charity ( Reg. No. 1074474)
dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the Far East Prisoners of
War and advancing knowledge of the suffering endured and sacrifices
made by them during their years of captivity in World War II.
Click on the 'Charity' button to read more.
16th 1994 an article in a local newspaper made an incredible
impact on one woman who read it, so much so that three years
later it brought about the beginning of COFEPOW .
more about how COFEPOW was formed
COFEPOW AGM ELECTIONS 16th August 2015
The following were Elected and Appointed as Cofepow Officers and Trustees:
Chairman: Paul Watson
Treasurer: David Brown
Secretary and Media Officer: Capt. Luke Johnston-Smith
Vice Chairman and Chief Researcher: Keith Andrews,
Membership Officers: Graham and Eileen Robertson
Events Organiser: Chris Wills
Web Master: Paul Watson
Keith Andrews; David Brown; Paul Housden; Brian Hume; Capt. Luke Johnston-Smith; Eileen Robertson; Graham Robertson; Paul Watson; Alan Wills and Christine Wills.
COFEPOW Former Chairman, Carol Cooper gives a brief hisory of the origin of Cofepow and of opening of the FEPOW Memorial Building at the National Memorial Arboretum.
The building was opened on the 60th Anniversary, in 2005. Its 10th anniversary coinciding with the 70th Anniversay of VJ day.
To see the You Tube Video, PLEASE CLICK HERE
APPEAL FOR ARTEFACTS and ITEMS to KEEP THE MEMORIES ALIVE
To find out more information and to help
BRAND NEW COFEPOW RESEARCH FACILITY!!
COFEPOW has developed Research Corner, which is designed to assist in finding information easily and quickly from the contents of the website on ONE page. From a general search using the Portal Simple Search Box to specific shortcuts where more information is known.
Also now available, thousands of Liberation questionnaire images. However the Comprehensive FEPOW lists are available to MEMBERS ONLY
Please Click Here
COFEPOW "VJ70" COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLION !!
Demand to purchase a Medallion has been so great,
A new Batch of Medallions has been made available for sale at an Incredible price.
Get yours before thay are all gone.
A once only opportunity to obtain this unbelievable quality, keepsake.
AUTUMN WEEK END BREAK!!
COFEPOW has returned by popular demand toThe Suncliff Hotel, Bournemouth, which was our first week end break in 2013.
Wonderful Hotel, Excellent food and Service! Special rates
For more information,
Please Click Here
BECOME A COFEPOW MEMBER
If you would like to help us achieve our aim to preserve and promote the
memory of and to educate future generations in regard to the suffering
and sacrifices of the Far East Prisoners of War, then send for a membership
Graham and Eileen Robertson,
Email:G. Robertson - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to
30 Church Close, Buxton, NORFOLK, NR10 5ER
YOU MAY NOW DONATE TO THE CHARITY INSTANTLY!
JUST SELECT THE DONATE BUTTON BELOW
For information to assist your research
You can also access articles, stories, links
and more by clicking on the buttons on the left-hand side
of this page.
NEW ADDITIONS TO THE COFEPOW WEBSITE
To See What's New You Can Access The Full List
New Articles and Editions to the Information and Research items to the website. All within the last year or so.
To lose loved ones is painful, particularly when they felt so much torment
A part of our site is now dedicated to their memory. Please click on
the wreath below to visit the remembrance
Please spare a few moments
to read this
Whatever your reason for browsing through the pages of this web
site, please remember that we are a purely voluntary organisation.
We have succeeded in raising the necessary funding to open the permanent
'FEPOW Memorial Building' at the National Memorial Arboretum but
still need funds for future maintenance and for expanding research
and archival facilities.
If you have found our website or us helpful in any way, you may
wish to show your appreciation by sending to us a donation to help us
build a better website and maintain the Memorial building which houses the
story of the Far East Prisoners of War.
Your donation would be seen as your Thank You!
including maps, photographs, drawings etc on this site is the copyright
of COFEPOW or those people who have kindly contributed to help our cause.
We are happy for material on the COFEPOW site to be used by schools
or for research purposes provided reference is made to its source and/or
the owner. No material can be used on another site without permission.