Between May 1944 and August 1945, nearly 5,000 Allied POWs and 100,000 Asian slave labourers constructed the Sumatra railway. On this site, a place of remembrance:

a nominal roll of all the British former POWs who laboured on the railway

more information about the construction of the Sumatra railway, and the men who were there

links to other research on Far Eastern POWs during the Second World War.