The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Manthorpe
First Name:
Ronald Frederick
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted on 5.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX11472
Company:
Attached 2/4th, Australian Army Ordnance Corps
Enlisted:
9.04.1941
Discharged:
25.04.1946
DOB:
17.08.1901
Place of Birth:
Inglewood, Victoria
Father's Name:
Herbert James Manthorpe
Mothers's Name:
Maggie Manthorpe
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Motor Mechanic
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Baracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, V Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Chungkai (hospital), Bangkok (go-downs), Japanese Transport Camp repairing trucks with Jack Swift and Wally Bow.
POW#:
4/4543
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Rangoon by C47 aircraft, Rangoon-Singapore, HMT Highland Brigade, Singapore-Darwin-Perth by PBY Catalina aircraft.

General Description

EPSON MFP image
R. Manthorpe, E.A. Dix, Harold London, Front:  Phil Beilby

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
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