Jean - I seem to remember a while back that there was discussion about a particularly vicious Jap Guard who would beat prisoners with a golf club. Does anyone know who he was? Information that I have now is that he was at one of the camps that my Dad was in and that Dad suffered a spinal injury at his hands.

      I would be extremely grateful if anyone could identify him or any of the camps he was in.

      Robin - The guard you are referring to was Toyoyama Kisei, a Korean peasant drafted by the Japanese (and forced to change his name from Hong Ki-Song).

      He was one of the guards of F Force, mainly at Sonkurai but also at other camps including Nikki.

      He was charged as a war criminal, convicted in Singapore and sentenced to hang, that sentence was later commuted to life and he was released in 1955.

      I am currently writing about his trial .....




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