The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Omiridis
First Name:
Petros Vassilious
Nick Name:
Peter
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX12156
Classification:
Batman/Runner
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
2.05.1941
Discharged:
17.10.1946
DOB:
26.06.1909
Place of Birth:
Grasdain, Macedonia
Father's Name:
Petros Omiridis
Mothers's Name:
Maria Omiridis
Religion:
Greek Orthodox
Pre-war Occupation:
Stonemason
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'J' Force Japan, Wales Maru Party
Camps Japan:
Kobe (Showa‐Denki); Kawasaki Camp, Maruyama Park; Wakinohama
POW#:
1/ 882 and 3 /9051 and 643
Return Details 1945:
Yokohama-Okinawa by aircraft; Okinawa-Manila by aircraft; Manila-Sydney, HMAS Quiberon; Sydney 113(C)MH; Melbourne 115(H)MH; Detrained Perth and admitted to 110(P)MH

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action Jurong Road on 10/2/1942. Admitted to 2/13th Australian General Hospital on 11/2/1942 with a bayonet woud to left leg. Discharged to unit on 23.3.1942.

Omiridis, Petros V. 'Peter'
Peter Omiridis with family pre-war.

 

Peter was a member of ‘J’ Force transported from Singapore to Japan to a POW Camp at Kobe mid 1943. Some of the details of Kobe House are found at the story Kobe House, Japan.

Read about Showa-Deki, Kobe.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kawasaki, Maruyama Park - Japan
  • Kobe, Osaka #2-B - Japan ***
  • Wakinohama, Osaka #14-B - Japan
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