The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Learmonth
First Name:
Robert William
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX10107
Classification:
Attached 2/4th, Reinforcement Officer (Taken on Strength 13.8.1941)
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
13.12.1940
Discharged:
24.11.1945
DOB:
10.08.1915
Place of Birth:
Subiaco, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Archibald Learmonth
Mothers's Name:
Thirza Charlotte Learmonth
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Bank Officer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp & Barracks Changi. Returned from Thailand to Sime Road Camp, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
'H' Force Thailand, Group No. 6, Officer's Party
Camps Thailand:
Wanyai, Tonchan, Hintok Road Camp, Hintok River Camp, Krian Krai, ‘ H ’ Force No. 1 Sub-Section, Konkoita sub camps
POW#:
4/4105
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

Officer commanded No. 5 Platoon ‘A’ Company from 13/12/1942.
Appointment Terminated 24/11/1945.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Hintok River Camp, 158k - Thailand
  • Tonchan, 139k - Thailand
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