Elizabeth Choy

 

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: Singaporean war heroine who had risked her life supplying medicine, money, and messages to British civilians interned in Singapore's Changi Jail during World War II when she and her late husband Choy Khun Heng (d. 1973) incurred further risk by sending in radio parts for hidden receivers on a daily ambulance run until the Japanese instituted a crackdown in September 1943.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

 

Born: November 29, 1910

 

Died: September 14, 2006

 

Location: Singapore