The Soldier's Details

Surname:
London
First Name:
Arthur Harold Stephen
Nick Name:
Harold
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX12717
Classification:
Fitter
Company:
Attached 2/4th, Australian Army Ordanance Corps
Enlisted:
9.05.1941
Discharged:
1.02.1946
DOB:
8.07.1908
Place of Birth:
Broken Hill, South Australia
Father's Name:
Dean London
Mothers's Name:
Rosena London
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Chief Engineer, Western Mining Corporation, Kalgoorlie
Singapore:
Selarang Camp & Barracks Changi, Changi Gaol Camp
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Melbourne, 1st Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje

General Description

EPSON MFP image
Manthorpe, Dix, London with Beilby in front.

 

During 1942 and whilst working with Garden Control Party, Arthur London was able to use his engineering skills and was appointed ‘drainage engineer’. He was promoted to rank of T/Sgt for the term of his employment as there were several men working under his command.(refer Page 564 Colour Patch)

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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