The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Miller
First Name:
Reginald James
Nick Name:
Windy
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX13338
Company:
‘A’ Company, No. 4 Platoon
Enlisted:
21.05.1941
Discharged:
9.05.1946
DOB:
6.02.1916
Place of Birth:
Waroona, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Richard Herb Miller
Mothers's Name:
Thelma Miller
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Butcher
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Mount Pleasant Camp; Selerang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’Force Thailand, Captain Fred Harris Party
Camps Thailand:
Kinsaiyok, Tarsau
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta
POW#:
3/ 8703 and 542
Japan:
Aramis Party
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki‐Okinawa‐Manila; Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker

General Description

 

Reg was with the 25th Light Horse Militia, Meredin prior to enlisting with AIF.

Reg Miller was at Mt Pleasant Camp with Gwynne.

He was selected to work on Burma Thai Railway with ‘D’ Force T Battalion which departed Singapore Train Station March 1943 for Thailand.

 

Read further about ‘D’ Force Thailand T Battalion

He first worked at Tarsau Camp before moving to Hellfire Pass Cutting.

We do not know when Miller joined Capt Harris Party.

 

Read about Capt. Fred Harris Party

He was selected as fit to work in Japan with ‘Aramis’ Maru Party and arrived Japan June 1944.

Read about ‘Aramis’ Party

 

He worked Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17 Omut

Reg sailed from Manila to Sydney on the HMS Speaker

Please read about HMS Speaker

Camp Locations:

  • Mount Pleasant Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
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