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Cook, Henry Robins (known as Harry)
- Norwich District Office
- Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society Ltd
- 2nd Lieutenant
- Royal Norfolk Regiment, 5th Battalion
- Additional information
Born in March 1917. Entered company service as a junior in Norwich branch in February 1935. Became a member of the fire endorsement department and enlisted on 27 April 1939.
Mobilised with the 4th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment in August 1939.
Reported missing from Singapore, captured 15 February 1942 by Japanese forces.
Held in Malaysia and a number of camps including Changi.
Returned to company service and was appointed resident inspector at Fakenham in 1948 later becoming local secretary. Retired from company service 1977.
For digitised records relating to his time as POW see COFEPOW database at www.cofepowdb.org.uk.
Read a brief account of Henry Robins Cook, Norwich Union, of his existence as a POW under the Imperial Japanese Army.