Statisical List of POW’s

Number of POW's sent to the railway
Work Party Moved Place British Australian Dutch USA Total
A Force 14 May 42 Burma 3000 3000
Medan Force 20 May 42 Burma 500 500
No 1 Group 18/26-June-42 Thailand 3000 3000
No 2 Group 9/15-Oct-42 Thailand 3250 3250
No 3 Group 14 Oct 42 Thailand 791 791
Williams Force 16 Oct 42 Burma 1497 111 190 1800
No 4 Group 17/2-Oct-42 Thailand 2600 2600
No 5 Group 23/24-Oct-42 Thailand 1300 1300
No 6 Group 25-Oct/6-Nov 42 Thailand 8450 8450
No 7 Group 7/9-Nov-42 Thailand 1260 1260
Java 5B 20/27-Dec-42 Burma 1401 1401
5 Group 1 7 Jan 43 Burma 4 383 159 456 1002
Java 5C 10 Jan 43 Burma 1000 1000
Java 8 Group 14Jan/5-Feb-43 Thailand 1250 8750 10,000
Java 15 14 Mar 43 Thailand 3 4 7
D Force 14/23-Mar-43 Thailand 2780 2220 5000
5 Group No 3 13/17-Apr-43 Burma 3 155 2831 11 3000
F Force 18/30-Apr-43 Thailand 3334 3666 7000
H Force 5/17-May-43 Thailand 1947 705 590 26 3270
K Force 25 Jun 43 Thailand 164 55 11 230
I Force 24 Aug 43 Thailand 42 73 115
Java 18 8 Feb 44 Thailand 2 28 30
Total Burma 507 5033 8602 657 14799
Total Thailand 28965 7969 9383 26 46343
Total Railway 29472 13002 17985 683 61142

Reference: Capt D.Nelson (SSVF), Changi, B.R.E