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Lt Col Toosey was depicted in the film as advocating completion of the bridge as 'a lasting legacy of British workmanship'.
It is the home of No 1Flying Training School, the oldest in the world, and 72 Squadron, which trains basic fast jet pilots for the RAF and Royal Navy.
Lt Col Toosey's son Patrick: "The unveiling will be a proud moment for us and about 40 members of the family will be at Rose Mount - dad's home for twenty-two years to witness the occasion.
"We are touched that Maurice and Fergus can make the event – both great characters and now friends of the family, who shared so much with the old man." A novel written by Frenchman Pierre Boulle prompted the award-winning but highly fictional epic , which was slammed by Sir Alec and countless angry ex-prisoners of war for its 'Hollywood' version of events.
"Certainly Sir Alec never forgot the distortion and embellishments.
"In fact, he wrote to us shortly before his death and remained angry about the issue to that day." Sir Phillip will be first to be commemorated with the Oxton Society's blue plaque, and its members have already drawn up a short list of other local worthies to follow in the coming months.