The Adam Park Project

Documents and Photographs

An Album of Photographs for the Volunteer Forces in Singapore and Malaya

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: Vol001 Source: Malay Volunteers Group Location: Adam Park Report No: Not Applicable Artifact Type: Photographs Production Date: 2016-03-08 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: Various Copyright with Source Institution

Other Description:

A collection of images connected with the residents of Adam Park who served in the Volunteer Forces in Malaya and Singapore

Historic Context:

Images have been donated courtesy of Jonathan Moffatt. More details on the history of the Volunteer Forces can be found in Jonathan's and Paul Riches book 'In Oriente Primus' published in 2010 Many of the residents of Adam Park had fought in WW1 and had joined the volunteers at the outbreak of WW2. The majority of men who survived the fighting were captured in uniform and were held as POWs. Some were sent to Changi as civilian internees and later spent time at Sime Road camp looking back at their old houses at Adam Park.

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