The Adam Park Project

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Medals awarded at Adam Park

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: Doc 001 Source: The Adam Park Project Location: 20 Adam Park Report No: Not Applicable Artifact Type: Document Production Date: 2015-12-05 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: A4 Copyright with The Adam Park Project

Other Description:

Extract from the 55th Brigade Infantry Brigade routine orders dated 14th may 1942. Typed in Changi POW camp on the testimony of Lt Col Carpenter and the men's commanding officers

Historic Context:

Two medals and a bar were awarded for the action at Adam Park. Lt Colonel Carpenter had a bar added to his DSO, 2nd Lt Clift was awarded a Military Cross and Cpl Pearson a military medal. The detail accounts of the events tie in nicely with the battalion diaries and add detail to the action not mentioned in other accounts.

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