The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Blakeway
First Name:
Colin
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX10322
Classification:
Escort Officer Only Fremantle-Java
Enlisted:
18.12.1940
Discharged:
27.11.1945
DOB:
16.06.1908
Place of Birth:
Swansea, South Wales
Father's Name:
Roger Herbert Blakeway
Mothers's Name:
Fanny Olive Blakeway
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Mechanical Engineer
Force:
‘Blackforce’, attached to ‘C’ Company 2/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Camps Thailand:
131km Camp, Tamarkan, Nakom Nayok, Bangkok
Camps Java:
Java Party No.4, Williams Force
POW#:
4732
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa

Camp Locations:

  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tonchan South, 131k - Thailand
  • Bicycle Camp, Batavia, Jakarta - Java ***
  • Leles - Java
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