Ex-British Airman Recover POSB Deposit


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Mr. W.J. Luscombe of Bedfordshire, UK, wrote to Singapore Postmaster asking if his Post Office Savings Bank account could be trace. He was an Airman in the Royal Air Force at Tengah, but when the Japanese invaded Singapore in 1942, he was evacuated and left his belongs behind including his saving book.

An he got a letter a couple of week later, received a letter from the Postmaster stating his amount and a form which he filled in and return. And with within weeks, his money was remitted to him via UK Post Office Savings Bank in London the deposit balance plus interest. So Christmas came early for Mr. Luscombe.

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