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This page added on 9th July 2006.
These are photos of Ted Matthews and Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths unveiling the memorial to the ships in Sembewang, Singapore last September as part of the VJ Day 60th anniversary commemorations in 2005.
Please note that these pictures are all Crown copyright.
We have permission from the Royal Navy to use them on this website.
(Left to right) Ted Matthews and Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths (our president) who was a Midshipman on HMS Repulse. They're unveiling the memorial to the ships at the old Singapore naval base, Sembewang. This ceremony was part of the VJ Day celebrations held in Singapore in September last year.


Unveiling the memorial - Click to enlarge in a new window (81247 bytes)

This is a group of new Zealand and Australian veterans (including the Admiral) at the memorial.


British, New Zealand and Australian Veterans - Click to enlarge in a new window  (92305 bytes)

(left to right) Ted Matthews with the Right Honorable Adam Ingram - MP for the Armed Forces at the memorial.


Ted Matthews and Alan Ingram MP - Click to enlarge in a new window  (57240 bytes)

We do also have some photos taken onboard HMS York, which took Ted and Alan Matthews out to the site of the ships a few days later. We'll be showing these shortly.