The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Moate
First Name:
Peter Joseph
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX13562
Company:
‘C’ Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
24.05.1941
Discharged:
23.05.1946
DOB:
30.03.1920
Place of Birth:
Greenhills, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Samuel Joseph Moate
Mothers's Name:
Theresa Moate
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Railway Porter, W.A.G.R.
Java:
‘Blackforce’, attached to 2/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, Java Party No. 6, O Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Hintok Road Camp, Tarsau (evacuated with a tropical ulcer), Nacompaton
Camps Java:
Garoet, Bandoeng , Bicycle Camp Batavia, Makasura
POW#:
6918
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Australia, no details are known.

General Description

Moate was evacuated Hintok Campto Tarsau and placed in the ulcer ward.

Read Dick Ridgwell’s story of Tarsau Hospital Camp

Camp Locations:

  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
  • Bandoeng - Java ***
  • Bicycle Camp, Batavia, Jakarta - Java ***
  • Garoet - Java
  • Makasura - Java
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