The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Beattie
First Name:
Alan Robert
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX10791
Company:
A' Company
Enlisted:
15.01.1941
Discharged:
12.03.1946
DOB:
9.11.1922
Place of Birth:
Perth,Western Australia
Father's Name:
Robert Murdie Beattie
Mothers's Name:
Sadie Beattie
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Driver & Storeman
Java:
Bicycle Camp Batavia.
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub-Canp No. 13, Saganoseki, Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta.
POW#:
1983
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Okinawa-Manila ,USS Cape Gloucester, Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker, Sydney-Perth by troop train.

General Description

Above:  September 1945.

Joe Beattie died about 1995.

 

‘2/78 Roberts Road,
Rivervale
Dear Mac, (Graeme MacKinnon was then President. He resigned due to ill health about June 1992 and died soon after)
I would like to express my warm and sincere thanks to those members and some of their wives who visited me during my recent spell in hospital. A big thank you for their caring and sharing some of their time with me, a big comfort indeed, thank you chaps and thank you ladies for your visits, you made my day.
Yours sincerely
Joe Beattie’

Camp Locations:

  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Bicycle Camp, Batavia, Jakarta - Java ***
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
  • Saganoseki, Fukuoka #13-D - Japan
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