Boocock, Robert


Boocock, Robert
R Boocock


An oral history interview with Bob Boocock. He trained as a wireless operator and was posted to the Far East with 242 Squadron. He became a prisoner of war at Changi and in Japan.
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Robert Boocock spent three and a half years in Japanese prisoner of war camps. As a young boy, he had a part time job in delivering ladies’ hats. He was conscripted into the Air Force and initially trained to become a wireless operator. After…
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