TOM BOARDMAN took the uncommon gold ring, having a two-headed serpent with ruby eyes, off their little finger, scooped out of the centre of this detergent club and hidden
Renee and Tom had been divided whenever Tom became a POW during the arms associated with Japanese in 1942
He knew that as being a prisoner of war, captured along with additional than 60,000 Allied troops because of the Japanese intrusion of Singapore in February 1942, the camp guards would take any valuables.
However for Tom the jewelry had been unique: he along with his sweetheart Renee had swapped engagement bands times before the Royal was joined by him Army Ordnance Corps.
Despite doing work in the sweltering heat and forced into servant labour building the notorious Thailand-Burma railway – or perhaps the Death Railway he was in captivity as it became known because of the huge number of British soldiers who died in horrendous conditions – Tom never used the soap for the three and a half years.…