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Paymaster Under Fire – Part 6

The Adventures of Lt. Col. Thurston Humphrey Sweeny OBE.Royal Army Pay Corps Bon Voyage It was only a matter of time before French forces were organised in sufficient numbers to take responsibility for security in French-Indo China. With the river now cleared of mines and sunken vessels to allow navigation, Commission No1 planned its withdrawal. […]

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Paymaster Under Fire – Part 5

The Adventures of Lt. Col. Thurston Humphrey Sweeny OBE.Royal Army Pay Corps Repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees was a key element of the surrender document, with Japanese forces required both to identify camps and protect and provide support to their former prisoners. As Sweeny developed his money map (locations where large sums […]

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Paymaster Under Fire – Part 4

The Adventures of Lt. Col. Thurston Humphrey Sweeny OBE.Royal Army Pay Corps Make sure to pop back in the next couple of weeks for the fifth part! 25/04/20