21 Lt. A.A. Regiment, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
26/07/1943 (Prisoner of War)
James McCrory was the son of Patrick and Mary McCrory. James McCrory was the husband of Florrie McCrory. Gunner James McCrory served with the Royal Artillery in World War Two. Gunner James McCrory was with the 21st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment when he was captured by the Japanese. Gunner James McCrory died as a prisoner of war, put to work building the Thailand-Burma Railway, on 26th July 1943.
The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent to Saeng Chuto Road which is the main road through the town. When approaching from Bangkok, the cemetery is on the left side of the road, towards the far (northern) end of the town. A Commission signpost faces the cemetery on the opposite side of the road.