The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Vincent
First Name:
Colville Denys Jardine
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
NX46354
Enlisted:
4.09.1940
Discharged:
22.11.1945
DOB:
5.03.1920
Place of Birth:
Kyogle, Newcastle, New South Wales
Father's Name:
Ernest Lloyd Vincent
Mothers's Name:
Helen Irving Vincent
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Bank Officer
Singapore:
Selarang Barracks Changi, Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp), River Valley Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi. Returned from Thailand to Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
‘H’ Force Thailand, 'H' Force Group No. 6, Officer's Party.
POW#:
3/5929
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin‐Brisbane, HMT Arawa 20.10.1945

General Description

Embarked overseas with 2/20th Battalion. Attended Officers’ School in Changi and commissioned on 12/12/1942. Transferred to the 2/29th Battalion, Pioneer Platoon. Transferred to 2/4th M.G. Btn from the 2/29th Battalion on 14/1/1943.

Appointment Terminated 22/11/1945.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
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