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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.

 

Carol Cooper

 

The FEPOW Memorial Building
at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire

Click here for more information

 

On December 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

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COFEPOW V.J. DAY 70th ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND CELEBRATION!

LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL, Saturday 15th August 2015
and at The National Memorial Arboreatum, Alrewas, near Lichfield.
on Sunday 16th August 2015

To find out more information and place your order
Please 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

Please CLICK HERE

 


Join us today

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 form from:-

Annette Masters, Assistant Membership Officer
Email:-annette.masters@btinternet.com
Tel: 01634 817396

or write to 14 Brenchley Close, ROCHESTER, Kent, ME1 2QL
For Further Details, Click on the Charity Page Button Above

 

RESEARCH ADVICE CENTRE
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.

 

Remembrance
To lose loved ones is painful, particularly when they felt so much torment as FEPOWs.

A part of our site is now dedicated to their memory. Please click on the wreath below to visit the remembrance page

Wreath and crosses
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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

If you are thinking of writing your will, please think of us (click here for advice)

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All material, 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.