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Card to indicate that Fr. Richard Kennedy S.J. is POW of Imperial Japanese Army, 24 August 1943 | by Irish Jesuits
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Card to indicate that Fr. Richard Kennedy S.J. is POW of Imperial Japanese Army, 24 August 1943

Fr. Richard Kennedy S.J. (n.8 November 1906, Dublin + 22 August 1986, Hong Kong) (Hong Kong Province).

 

Richard Kennedy also was imprisoned in 1953 under the Communists of Canton.

 

Service Record

1942 - 1944/5: 3 ½ years in Japanese Prisoner of War Camps

Prisoner in Changi, Singapore 6 months and 1942 - 44 in a mining camp in Taiwan

1946: January: Military Hospital, Moira, Co. Down

March 1946 - 47: chaplain to College of the Rhine Army, Göttingen

 

CHP2-23

 

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Taken on August 24, 1943