The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Lessels
First Name:
Kenneth Edgar
Nick Name:
Ken
Rank:
WX10806
Regimental #:
Private
Classification:
Stretcher Bearer
Company:
Battalion Headquarters
Enlisted:
15.01.1941
Discharged:
26.04.1946
DOB:
25.03.1919
Place of Birth:
Swanbourne, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William David Lessels
Mothers's Name:
Mary Lucy Josephine Lessels
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Yardman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks. Following return from Thailand - Sime Road Camp, Levelling Party Changi Aerodrome, X6 Party, Changi Gaol Camp
Force:
'H' Force Thailand, Group No. 3
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II Malayan Hamlet, Kanchanaburi (evacuated with cholera 21.6.1943)
POW#:
4/6328
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by troop train.

General Description

 

Ken married Peg Holding, sister of Wally Holding of 2/4th.

Ken Lessels
Ken Lessels
Morrie Caldwell & Ken Lessels Adelaide 1941
Morrie Caldwell & Ken Lessels
Adelaide 1941

 

Lessels

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