The Adam Park Project

Thank You Letter from Major General Beckworth-Smith at the time of surrender to the men of the 18th Division

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: MM003 Source: The Moore Papers Location: Changi POW Camp Report No: N/A Artifact Type: Letter Production Date: 1942-02-15 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: 17.5cm x 22.0cm Copyright with The Adam Park Project

Other Description:

A typed thank you letter written by Major General Beckworth -Smith at the time of the allied surrender of Singapore thanking athe men of the 18th Division for their fortitude and service and wishing them all the best for the future.

Historic Context:

The letter was distributed via the Administration function for the division once all the 18th Division units had mustered at Changi POW camp. The 1st battalion Cambridgeshires did not receive the letter until their arrival t the camp on the 19th February

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