The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Willimott
First Name:
James Frederick
Nick Name:
Jim
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX11745
Classification:
Fitter
Company:
Attached 2/4th, 88 Light Aid Detachment
Enlisted:
21.04.1941
DOB:
2.05.1904
Place of Birth:
Worksop, England
Father's Name:
Walter James Willimott
Mothers's Name:
Annie Willimott
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Not Known
Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Plot 1, Row B, Grave 26, Age 39.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
'F' Force Thailand
Cause of Death:
Dysentery
Place of Death:
Kanchanaburi
Date of Death:
15.12.1943
Buried:
Grave No. 368, No.2 Cemetery, Kanchanaburi.

General Description

James Frederick Willimott was older brother to George Edwin Willimott WX1174 who died about 6 months earlier at Thanbyuzayat.

James & George Willimott
James & George Willimott
Willimott Family, Jim and George in the foreground
Willimott Family, Jim and George in the foreground

 

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
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