Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

17/9/2011

Amazing lost sketches of life inside Japanese PoW camp discovered in a shoe box by British war veteran’s stunned family – and now they’re going on the Antiques Roadshow

Astonishing drawings of British soldiers in brutal Japanese Prisoner of War camps have turned up nearly 70 years later on TV’s Antiques Roadshow. The lost sketches showing the appalling conditions the men endured were drawn by artist soldier John Mennie who gave them to fellow PoW Eric Jennings. Mr Jennings never spoke about his wartime experiences and his family were stunned when they found the sketches stashed away in a shoe box after his death. for more click here

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