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WWII POW doctor armband

bldrhouse

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Described to me as a medical armband worn by doctor ("Dr. Sturton?") in Japanese POW camp.
any translations / comments appreciated before I purchase this for my collection.

thanks, zk

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Toritoribe

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The three kanji above "Dr. Sturton" means "Englishman". Other kanji don't make much sense, and they are very poorly-written.
 

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Thank you! Out of curiosity, do you think the fact that the others are poorly written could mean that a poorly-educated soldier might have written them?
We can usually tell if a child or a poorly-educated American has written some letters...
 

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My way of explaining might be confusing, but all the kanji written there, including "Englishman", are poorly-written, not just "other kanji".

It seems to me that the writer actually was not familiar with kanji or Japanese language.
 
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