Thursday 5th July 12.00pm - 1.00pm.
Presenter: Douglas Heywood.
"Guests of the Unspeakable". The letters and diary of Warrant Officer 1, William Scott Heywood. POW Thai Burma railway and Japan.
This talk will cover:-
The Prelude: his letters to his girlfriend/wife before his departure to Singapore
The Journey: his letters while stationed at Malacca prior to the fall of Singapore
A Prisoner: his diary as a POW in Burma from July 1942 to March 1944
At home: correspondence to his wife from the Defence Force and friends
Bookings are essential and can be made by email, online, in person or by phone (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm).
This is a free event for Rare Book Week, and is open to non-members.