The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Norris
First Name:
Harry Claude
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX10790
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
15.01.1941
Discharged:
21.12.1945
DOB:
6.01.1920
Place of Birth:
Watford, England
Father's Name:
Claude Edward Norris
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Norris
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Stationhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; Selerang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanchanaburi, Non Pladuk,Chumphon, Petchaburi, Kachu Mountain Camp, Bangkok
POW#:
8742
Return Details 1945:
Thailand‐Singapore by aircraft - no other details are known.

General Description

 

Some of C Coy (mostly No 9 Pln) in transit Rear L-R Kev Moir, Clarrie Henderson, Fred Webb Front Taffy Jones, Cyril Anderson, Jock Leith, Chris Mc Lennan, Les Marriot, Ern Ricketts, Paddy Byrne, S Morris, Bert Fidge. Kneeling Harry Norris
Some of C Coy (mostly No 9 Pln) in transit
Rear L-R Kev Moir, Clarrie Henderson, Fred Webb
Front Taffy Jones, Cyril Anderson, Jock Leith, Chris Mc Lennan, Les Marriot, Ern Ricketts, Paddy Byrne, S Morris, Bert Fidge.
Kneeling Harry Norris

 

Soldier was shell shocked Buona Vista and evacuated on 15/2/1942.

 

Adelaide 1993-
Adelaide 1993 Reunion.

 

Not in order:  Margarita Mahoney, Lew Lonsdale, Bobie Bates, Joyce Murdoch, Wally Lynn, Harry & Lynn Norris, Norm Ablett, Cowboy & Marion Matthews.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Kachau Mountain Camp - Thailand
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