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Harry's War

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Harry’s War

Military Memoirs of Sgt Harry Walton


Military Memoirs of Sgt Harry Walton


18th Division

9th Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

Machine Gun Battalion

Harry’s War is the story of Harry’s time in service during World War II from October 1939 to November 1945, from the quiet Pill Boxes on the North Norfolk Coast to the Hellfire Pass in the depths of the Burmese jungle. The story is written in Harry’s own words with the factual text added from various other sources.

      World War II World War II

      Recruitment and Training Recruitment and Training

      Far East Bound Far East Bound

      Into Action Into Action

      Life as a Japanese Prisoner of War Life as a Japanese Prisoner of War

      Thailand to Burma Railway Thailand to Burma Railway

      Iruka Bound Iruka Bound

      Freedom Freedom

      Homeward  Bound Homeward  Bound

      Back Home Back Home


Harry Walton Sgt - FEPOW

My sincere thanks to Mark for supplying the story and Harry for giving us the chance to read about his time during WWII.



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