The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Lewis
First Name:
Laurence Harold
Nick Name:
Strangler
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX11316
Company:
'D' Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
5.04.1941
Discharged:
3.04.1946
DOB:
14.11.1913
Place of Birth:
Darkan, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Harold Silas Lewis
Mothers's Name:
Emily Lewis
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Benchman
Java:
'Blackforce'
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Java Party No. 4, Williams Force
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Ubon
POW#:
4647
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.

General Description

Laurence ‘Strangler’ Lewis passed away at age 87yrs, February 3 2001.

Camp Locations:

  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Ubon - Thailand ***
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