September, 1944 - September 1944

David Hugh Vass Mayes, Corporal Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Born in Balintore on the 8th December 1912 to James and Hughina Vass Mayes, a Prisoner of War of the Japanese after his capture at the fall of Singapore in 1942. After his internment in Java, he dies aboard ship of Cardial Beriberi and is buried at sea. David is the husband of Agnes Mayes of 60, Portland Place, Hamilton.