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Margery Jennings, née Hellewell, also born in Yorkshire in 1908, became a nurse in the Medical Auxiliary Service prior to the Japanese invasion. The diary of her attempted escape and Japanese captivity was recovered and is held in the Imperial War Museum. A talented musician, Margery was involved in the Camp Vocal Orchestra and playing the piano, when there was one. She died in captivity on 12 May 1945.