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The Secret Artwork of Mervyn Scott-Lindsley RNVR, 1941-1945, Part 1

Posted by Meg Parkes, on August 3rd, 2020

Abstract

This is the first of two articles featuring the war art of naval officer, Temporary Electrical Lieutenant Mervyn Ewart Scott-Lindsley RNVR. These articles commemorate the 75th anniversary of the ending of the Second World War and liberation from captivity in the Far East for over 37,500 British Far East prisoners of war (FEPOW). Captured on Christmas Day 1941, Scott-Lindsley was destined to stay on Hong Kong Island (and in Kowloon) until liberation in the late summer of 1945.

 

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