The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Mitchell
First Name:
Keith Bedford
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX11629
Company:
‘D’ Company
Place of Birth:
Dongara, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Bedford Mitchell
Mothers's Name:
Fanny Priscilla Mitchell
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Grazier
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma; Green Force, No.3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanchanaburi, Bangkok (medical orderly), Nacompaton, Linson Wood Camp
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km (1.7.1943 as medical orderly)
POW#:
1524
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action at 0400 hours on 9/2/1942. Admitted to 2/12th Australian General Hospital on 10/2/1942 with a gunshot wound to his left hand. Transferred to No. 2 Convalescent Depot on 12/2/1942 before being discharged to unit on 16/2/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Linson Wood Camp, 202k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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