Mark Pillai

He would have been 109 today.

He was the first Allied officer (the first of only five) to escape from being a Japanese prisoner-of-war and successfully return to India. He left Singapore on 7th May 1942 and managed to reach India on 26th August 1942.

Mark Pillai 11.08.1911 – 07.06.1988


First Allied officer to escape from Japanese POW camp after fall of Singapore in 1942

I wrote this 3 years ago.



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