A Grandad Recollections Of Bombardier Ralph Timothy.
This unique story of my grandad which begins in May 1940. When he joined the Royal Artillery. Totally unaware of the horrors the
Future had in store for him for the next 3 years as a prisoner of war in Java with the Japanese. The book contains his recollections
Of the hell, he endured during his capture & very painful memories & experiences. inside the book are the actual post-cards in his
Handwriting, Few & far between, But so important to his wife & family from the prison camp in Java.
He was 92 years old, When he was awarded The Veterans Badge in recognition for his service, By the Burma Star Association.
& presented with a cheque for £10.000, & to show you the kind of man he was, After all, he had been through to deserve it, He gave it straight away to his 2 surviving son,s ( My Dad & Uncle Ralph ) £ 5.000 each & the story was featured. in the Clacton Gazette in 2007 ( Inside )
& again in the book in July 2007, He made the newspapers again, When my grandson was born. My Grandad was 93 years old
Making 5 generations, Short story & photograph also inside.