Caesar Edward Otway 1916-

Born: 1916
Father:William George Otway
Mother:Dorothy Purdon
Occupation:Army Officer
Updated: 24 Dec 2000


Caesar Edward was known as `Tinker'. He went to the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and was commissioned into the Royal Engineers. As a Captain he was the last British officer to surrender in Hong-Kong. He was awarded the Military Cross (MC). He escaped from the Japanese but was re-captured. He spent the rest of the War in a Prisoner-of-War camp in Japan. In the late fifties/early sixties he retired from the Army and joined the Ministry of Defence as a Civil Servant Engineer.

He married ----------- ,whose parents were Russian, naturalised British. They had one daughter.

ID: 37   Generated by GedTree on 27 Aug 2002

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