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POW Casualties

The figures below are from the HMSO CMND 6832 government report. These figures represent the total number of prisoners and casualties in the war against Japan.

United Kingdom
50,016
USA
26,942
australia
21,000
Netherlands
18,000
india
14,000
canada
2,018

Of the 50,016 total United Kingdom forces captured...

42,610 were Army of whom 10,298 were killed or died in captivity

5,102 were RAF of whom 1,714 were killed or died in captivity

2,304 were Royal Navy of whom 421 were killed or died in captivity

TOTAL 12,433 (25%) United Kingdom Forces were killed or died - 37,583 survived

POW Casuality Lists

Below is a list of POW casualties and stories of those who were lost in various conflicts in the Far East WW2.