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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 10 May 15 10:57 BST (UK) »
Hello Lita and Brionne,

I am an amateur researcher in events and people after the Fall of Singapore - in my research I have come across the last resting place of some of the people killed in the Long Nawang massacre - including the Macpherson family and others such as Fred C. Jackson and the Sandes.

Do you already have this information or would you like me to share this with you?

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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 10 May 15 11:22 BST (UK) »
Hello Michael,I did some research on the MacPhersons out of interest only,also the Sandes,would be most grateful for any hard facts that you can come up with,many thanks,Brionne.
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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 30 May 17 00:31 BST (UK) »
Hi guys, I don't know if you will find this useful, but there is this promising archive related to Long Nawang massacre: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1030030339

Also there is a book about Japanese occupation in Borneo, I don't know if it specifically talks about Long Nawang massacre as I have not read it, but here it is: https://www.amazon.com/Japanese-Occupation-1941-45-Routledge-Studies/dp/0415837901

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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 01 October 17 08:35 BST (UK) »
Hi Lita. I'm completely new to this forum so bear with me. A relative, Stephen Harry Knowles Cox, was also killed at the Long Nawang Massacre  . We have some info and photos of his life in Borneo prior to the Japanese invasion. Are you able to pm me? thanks 

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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 01 October 17 11:25 BST (UK) »
Trevor,thanks.This gruesome subject had been covered up since the end of ww2,now thanks to various families needing answers quite a lot has come to light,more recently.Have now just found out what I was looking for,after you prompted me to have another go at Google,on a religious site.

Still not found the book title,remember it was given to me when published many years ago.
Paperback with black/white photos.Large informative index at back.
Sure to be out of print now,Thanks again,Brionne.
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Who is supposed to be guilty of covering this up and why?

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Re: Long Nawang Borneo 1942
« Reply #14 on: Monday 08 April 19 12:39 BST (UK) »
Hi KatiCox,
I stumbled upon this chat page while researching about the Long Nawang Massacre in 1942. I am the granddaughter of one of the victims, Desmond Verdon Murphy, Asst. Superintendent of the Police Constabulary Sarawak. I've written several materials on the massacre and now continuing my research on the subject specifically in getting more info on the other victims. I've been asking around in Sarawak for Mr Cox's information but I guess I am lucky to stumble on you on this site. I would appreciate if you could email me at melissamurphy3003@gmail.com for us to share information needed. I have location of their final resting place (if you don't know) and if I am not mistaken, I MAY have a photo of Mr Cox's grave marker.  Thank you and hope to hear from you.

With regards,
Melissa Murphy