The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Gray
First Name:
Charles William
Nick Name:
Tiny
Rank:
Corporal (promoted on 24/1/1942)
Regimental #:
WX10378
Company:
'B' Company
Enlisted:
18.12.1940
Discharged:
7.01.1946
DOB:
9.11.1914
Place of Birth:
Ravensthorpe, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Charles Herbert Gray
Mothers's Name:
Mary Edith Gray
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Gold miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park
Force:
Japan 'B' Party, Korea Fukkai Maru
POW#:
331 & 271
Return Details 1945:
Korea-Manila, USS Mercy & HMS Collosus, Manila-Darwin-Perth PBY Catalina aircraft A24-377

General Description

Bill Gray, SA
Bill Gray, SA

 

Bill Gray Darwin
Bill Gray Darwin

Camps Korea:  Keijo (Warehouse), Konan (carbide factory)

For more information read “Korea – Destination for Ted Roots, Jack Taylor, Jim Clancy, Bill Gray and Hubert ‘Dutchy’ Holland”

View Peter Winstanley’s video interview of Bill Gray WX10378.

 

GRAY West Australian (Perth, WA - 1879 - 1954), Thursday 1 June 1944, page 4

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Keijo - Korea ***
  • Konan - Korea
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