Resources and Links

DOWNLOADABLE PUBLICATIONS ABOUT DES BETTANY:

  1. Tracing the Footsteps of Des Bettany (PDF, 11MB); by CHIJ Secondary School Students, Singapore.
  2. Tracing the Footsteps of Des Bettany (Apple ibooks, 27MB); by CHIJ Secondary School Students, Singapore.
  3. Des’ Family’s  Favourite paintings with description by INSIDE HISTORY
  4. Des’ Family’s  Favourite painting with description (Apple i Pad); by INSIDE HISTORY
  5. A Way To Stop Those Winter Blues from The Shed Online

 

ARTICLES ABOUT DES BETTANY:

  1. global-is-asian                 Jan 2012
  2. The Advertiser                Feb 2012
  3. HV Messenger                Feb 2012
  4. Courier                             Feb 2012
  5. Gunfire                             March 2012
  6. SA Life Magazine           April 2012
  7. The Sun                            July 2012
  8. Daily Mail                        July 2012
  9. Daily Express                  July 2012
  10. Health Issues                  Winter 2012
  11. Emale:                              Dec 2012
  12. The Signal                        Dec 2012
  13. Barrage                             March 2013
  14. Lancashire Telegraph    Sept 2013
  15. Shields Gazette               Feb 2014
  16. Burnley Express             Jan 2014
  17. Daily Mail                        Aug 2014
  18. Independent                   Aug 2014
  19. The Times                       Aug 2014
  20. The Signal                       Oct 2014
  21. Cofepow Quarterly        July 2015
  22. ABC Australia                 Feb 2017

BOOKS WITH DES BETTANY CHANGI IMAGES INCLUDE:

  1. Don’t Ever Again Say ‘It Can’t Be Done’: The Story of Changi Industries Inc.; by Captain John G. Clemetson; (Sept 2005); Changi Museum P/L, Singapore; ISBN 981-05-4257- 7
  2. Lancashire Gunners at War: The 88th Field Regiment, 1939 – 1945; by Stephen Bull (1999); Redwood Books, Trowbridge, Wilts, UK; ISBN 1-85936-068-8
  3. Nor Iron Bars: Lancashire Artists in Captivity 1942 -1945; by Stephen Bull; Lancashire County Museum, Preston, UK; (2005); ISBN 1-874181-30-6
  4. Their Sacrifice: Australia Remembers 1945 – 1995; by Rob Linn (August 1995); Open Book Publishers, Adelaide, SA; ISBN 0-85910-765-5
  5. Singapore Diary: The hidden journal of Captain R.M. Horner; edited by Sally Moore McQuaid (2006); Spellmount Ltd, The Mill, Brimscombe, Port Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK; IBSN 1-86227-339-1.

 

SOME USEFUL LINKS:

The Second World War Experience Centre

http://www.awm.gov.au/research/infosheets/pow/japanese/

http://www.nmbvaa.com/

http://www.changimuseum.com/

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/changi_pow_camp.htm

http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs107.aspx

http://www.abc.net.au/changi/links/default.htm

http://www.cofepow.org.uk/

http://collections.iwm.org.uk/

http://www.prisonerofwar.org.uk/

http://www.fepow.org.uk/

http://www.burmastar.org.uk/

http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/remembrance

http://www.acronymfinder.com/Association-of-British-Civilian-Internees-Far-East-Region-%28ABCIFER%29.html

http://www.borneopow.info/

http://www.pows-of-japan.net/

http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Finding-missing-family/Other-organisations/Missing-people-in-World-War-I-and-II

http://www.agape-reconciliation.org/began.htm

Military History & Heritage Victoria

National Archives (UK)

Veterans UK (info on UK Service Records)

Fort Siloso

www.fepow-day.org

www.britain-at-war.org.uk

www.roll-of-honour.org.uk

www.far-eastern-heroes.org.uk

www.fepow-community.org.uk

Captive Memories