COFEPOW

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COFEPOWChildren of Far East Prisoners of War (UK)
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Keith Andrews, of COFEPOW, said: "The artefacts people such as Patrick Geeleher have mean a great deal to the families of prisoners of war.
Patrick Toosey, of COFEPOW, with a Samurai sword brought back from the Far East by his father
On the same day, COFEPOW will open a museum at the park that charts the plight of POWs held by the Japanese.
It is hoped the COFEPOW building will help redress that balance by informing people that tens of thousands of Po Ws died in camps in the Far East and Japan.
The recreated windows will then be installed in a building set up by Children or Family of a Far Eastern Prisoner of War (COFEPOW) at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, which is due to open next August on the 60th anniversary of Victory in Japan Day, as a permanent tribute.
Donations can be sent to COFEPOW, with Java Windows Appeal on the back.
Work on the building, which has been funded by COFEPOW, a charity representing the children and families of Far Eastern prisoners of war, will start this autumn and it will open on the 60th anniversary of VJ Day, 15 August 2005.
Jayne Greene wants people to donate their time and money so the Children of Far East Prisoners of War (COFEPOW) can open a visitor centre and chapel at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas.
'I got involved with COFEPOW in 2001, after I realised I should be doing something about getting a permanent memorial set up at the Arboretum to honour PoWs like my Dad.'