The Soldier's Details

Surname:
White
First Name:
Henry Charles Frederick
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9002
Classification:
Acted as Cook (not trade grouped as such)
Company:
‘D’ Company, No. 13 Platoon then No. 16 Plaoon
Enlisted:
25.10.1940
Discharged:
25.05.1946
DOB:
9.03.1915
Place of Birth:
Katanning, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Henry Mathew White
Mothers's Name:
Rachael Maude White
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp), River Valley Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, Captain Fred Harris Party
Camps Thailand:
Shimo Nikhe (sighted by Captain George Gwynne ‘F’ Force), Non Pladuk, Ubon
POW#:
3/9970
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.

General Description

 

At Singapore an additional Malchine Gun Platoon was created. White moved from No. 13 to 16 Platoon  under CO Ron Arbery. ‘D’Coy came under very intense Japanese artillery and were soon overrun.  Read about No. 16 Platoon

Read about Capt. Fred Harris Party

Camp Locations:

  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Ubon - Thailand ***
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