The true tales of this military spouses whom waited while their males had been at war

The true tales of this military spouses whom waited while their males had been at war

TOM BOARDMAN took the uncommon gold ring, having a two-headed serpent with ruby eyes, off their finger, scooped out of the centre for the detergent club and buried it ins >

Renee and Tom had been divided whenever Tom became a POW during the fingers of this Japanese in 1942

He knew that being a prisoner of war, captured along with additional than 60,000 Allied troops by the Japanese intrusion of Singapore in February 1942, the camp guards would steal any valuables.

But also for Tom the jewelry had been unique: he along with his sweetheart Renee had swapped engagement bands times before the Royal was joined by him Army Ordnance Corps.

Despite involved in the sweltering heat and forced into servant labour building the notorious Thailand-Burma railway – or even the Death Railway he was in captivity as it became known because of the huge number of British soldiers who died in horrendous conditions – Tom never used the soap for the three and a half years.

It absolutely was the idea of their real love back that kept him going. Their success and suffering – like scores of other men throughout the 2nd World War – is really a story that is remarkable it self. Read more