The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Walton
First Name:
Alexander Brian
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX10363
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
18.12.1940
Discharged:
27.01.1946
DOB:
25.02.1912
Place of Birth:
Subiaco, Western Australia
Father's Name:
David Storry Walton
Mothers's Name:
Amy Beatrice Walton
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Solicitor and Barrister
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
'E' Force Borneo
POW#:
4/4131
Return Details 1945:
Kuching‐Labuan‐Morotai‐Sydney, 2/2nd H.M. Australian Hospital Ship Wanganella, Sydney-Melbourne, 2/9th H.M. Australian Hospital Ship.

General Description

Officer was evacuated on 12/2/1942 and was replaced by Lieutenant R. Learmonth on 13/2/1942.
Officer was recovered from Lintang Officer’s Camp Kuching, Sarawak at war’s end.

 

Walton AB Kuching

KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO. 1945-09-13. KUCHING FORCE. GROUP OF AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR WAITING TO LEAVE CAMP. WX10363 LT A. B. WALTON (NARROGIN WA) 2/4TH AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN BATTALION, AN UNIDENTIFIED AUSTRALIAN CIVILIAN INTERNEE, QX10123 LT N. DICK 2/10TH AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT, NX34651 CAPT J. H. BRITZ AASC 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, MR T. J. FLEMING YMCA REPRESENTATIVE (MELBOURNE), VX53004 LT J. C. HOSFORD 2/29TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, VX62624 CAPT A. T. J. OWEN, ORD, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION. CAPT OWEN FORMERLY WORKED FOR THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL BETWEEN 1929 AND 1932. (PHOTOGRAPHER LT A. W. HORNER).

Alexander was from Narrogin.

 

Height 5′ 6 1/2″

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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