Sketch by Jack Chalker

Men of Sherwood

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Men of Sherwood

1/5 Battalion



Singapore Escapes


With Sean Mulroy’s Permission


In Memory of Terence Patrick Mulroy

With my Grandmother's possessions which were handed to me after she passed, came a typed two letter story, it is based in Singapore and the action of the Sherwood Foresters. My great uncle Terence Patrick Mulroy died as a PoW in the Rakuyo Mau (Hellship)

TerencePatrick Mulroy - Roll of Honour Page


          William Sail 12X William Sail 12X

          Singapore Singapore

          Lifeboat Escape Lifeboat Escape

          Rowing Boat Escape Rowing Boat Escape

          Both of the above escapes were successful



Report supplied by Sean Mulroy

Maps and escape names supplied by Martyn Fryer

Rowing Boat Escape Newspaper Cutting supplied by Martyn Fryer

‘From the Woodlands to the Jungle’ by Martyn Fryer

Andy Kendall  also supplied Rowing Boat Escape Cutting


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