The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Smith
First Name:
Roy Aka Lionel Charles Evans
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX13552
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
24.05.1941
Discharged:
10.01.1946
DOB:
28.03.1915
Place of Birth:
Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset, England
Father's Name:
John Evans (stepfather Charles E Smith)
Mothers's Name:
Annie Evans
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Fisherman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau, Kanu II, KanuI, Tarsau, Tamarkan, Chungkai, Nakom Chassi, Chumphon, Petchaburi, Kachu Mountain Camp.
POW#:
8842
Return Details 1945:
Thailand‐Singapore by aircraft, Singapore‐Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade.

General Description

Legally adopted by Charles Edward Smith.
This soldier was shell shocked at Ulu Pandan on 12/2/1942. Evacuated to St. Joseph’s Hospital on 13/2/1942. Discharged to unit on 20/2/1942.

View Peter Winstanley’s video interview of Roy Smith WX13552.

Roy Smith WX13552 AKA Lionel Charles Evans
Roy Smith WX13552 AKA Lionel Charles Evans

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chumphon - Thailand
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
  • Kachau Mountain Camp - Thailand
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