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.
Following the resignation of Carol Cooper as Chirman 31st March 2015
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 . Read
more about how COFEPOW was formed
BENEDICT'S COFEPOW APPEAL!!
We are being supported in our appeal by Tricia Walker whose uncle was a prisoner on the Death Railway.
Her book “Benedict’s Brother” which became a best- selling Book Of The Year is to be reprinted as a special edition
in time for the VJ-Day 70th Anniversary 15th /16th August 2015 at the National Arboretum.
30% of each book sold will go to support the appeal.
BOOK RELEASE 13th JULY 2015 !!! ISBN 9780957217720
:Details on how to order will follow soon
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.
APPEAL FOR ARTEFACTS and ITEMS to KEEP THE MEMORIES ALIVE
To find out more information and to help Click here
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
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,Membership Officers
Email:G. Robertson - email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01603 278000
or write to
30 Church Close, Buxton, NORFOLK, NR10 5ER For Further Details, Click on the Charity Page Button Above
For information to assist your research Click Here
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 Click Here
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!
Cheques should be made payable to COFEPOW
and sent to :- Mr. Paul Housden, COFEPOW, 21 Highgale Gardens, Lostock Hall,
Preston, Lancs.PR5 5YT, United Kingdom
YOU MAY NOW DONATE TO THE CHARITY INSTANTLY! JUST SELECT THE DONATE BUTTON BELOW
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.