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Rakayo Maru

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MarysRoots

MarysRoots Report 30 Nov 2013 00:06

Hello

Does anyone know if there is a site or maybe archives where I might find any photographs of a regiment

He died when the Rakayo Maru sank in 1944

Or am I looking for something that does exist ???

Regards

Mary
:-) :-)

Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 30 Nov 2013 02:58

The internet has a list of those lost when the ship sank and the regiments to which they belonged - if you Google the relevant regiment you should get relevant photos

http://www.roll-of-honour.org.uk/Hell_Ships/Rakuyo_Maru/index.htm

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Dec 2013 12:42

Unless it's a huge coincidence, Mary has or had a previous thread about this vessel, and her relative who died when it sank

If you already know, or can identify the Regiment from the list, you could try contacting the relevant Regimental Museum.