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world war11 veterans mmemorial trip to Singapore

Postby 123libuse » Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:14 pm

I have the honour to be hosting a British veterans (ex Jap POWs) commemoratve trip to Singapore-Changi etc. As there isn't a big budget for the trip, we are looking for local friends who can make the trip possible without expensive tour guides.

We basically need an eyes and ears who can advise us where to stay who knows what is fair and reasonable price-wise etc. Anyone who could give up a little time to accompany us to Changi war cemetery, as well as a brief visit to Raffles would save us considerable financial outlay.

These very proud old gentlemen could not offer much more than a foto keepsake, an autograph, or even a pint or two!!

Most are over 90 and realistically this will be the last trip for them.

Cheers,


John

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Postby poodlek » Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:24 pm

What are the proposed dates for the trip?

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Postby BillyB » Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:52 pm

Keep us posted of the logistics, John.

I'll gladly lend a hand and rope a few others in for such a worthy cause.

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WWII Vets

Postby lisalisadc » Sat, 20 Aug 2011 11:23 pm

Hi

I would love to help them out: meet them at the airport or accompany them on their tour. Please pm with the details when it's sorted out.

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Re: WWII Vets

Postby ecureilx » Sat, 20 Aug 2011 11:34 pm

lisalisadc wrote:Hi

I would love to help them out: meet them at the airport or accompany them on their tour. Please pm with the details when it's sorted out.


me too, if it is not going to hurt my work ..

I often visit the Changi Museum, and have been to a few war memorials, old ford motor factor, and the reflections at bukit chandu

cheers

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 21 Aug 2011 3:44 am

Hi Lilb, you'll get a lot of help here.

Cynical sorts but able to spot the good uns.

Good luck
(My dad was on HMS Indefatigable at Yemen en route to SG when VA was declared).

Don't even get me going on the Frikkin Germans...


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