Joined: 29 Sep 2008
Location: Rockcliffe Dalbeattie
|Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:49 pm Post subject: Mother and Son
|This is the first case of a mother and son that I've ever come across but I suppose it could be not uncommon?
The mother was being held in Changi Prison in Singapore. Her sons were in PoW camps in Thailand. Her husband and eldest son Edward (Ted) survived as did her daughter Mary who escaped via Java.
HANNAY, KATHERINE LOUISE
Date of Death:11/04/1942
Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead
Red Cross Nurse, Daughter of the late Charles Selkrig Taylor and Annie Taylor, of Edinburgh; wife of Harry Hannay, Mining Engineer, of Ipoh, Perak. Died of Dysentery in the Miyako Hospital, Singapore.
HANNAY, HARRY CAMPBELL
Date of Death:05/07/1943
Regiment/Service:Straits Settlements Volunteer Force
3rd (Penang & Province Wellesley Vol. Corps) Bn.
Grave Reference4. F. 77.
CemeteryKANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY
Son of Harry Campbell Hannay. and Katharine Louise Hannay.
Harry (junior) is listed on the Penninghame Parish War Memorial in Newton Stewart.