The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Nash
First Name:
Samuel Edward
Nick Name:
Lantern Jaw
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX15457
Classification:
Cook
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
29.07.1941
Discharged:
7.01.1946
DOB:
6.08.1907
Place of Birth:
London, England
Father's Name:
Robert Nash
Mothers's Name:
Jane Charlotte Nash
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Cook
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; River Valley Road Camp;Selerang Barracks Changi; X10 Party; Changi Gaol Camp
POW#:
1/ 8791 and 3 /8963
Return Details 1945:
Recovered Changi Gaol Camp on 4.9.1945. Embarked on 1st Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje. Transferred to 107th Australian General Hospital Melbourne. Admitted to 115th Heidelberg Military Hospital and then admitted to 105th Adelaide Military Hospital. Deplaned Perth ex-Adelaide on 11.10.1945 and admitted to the 110th Perth Military Hospital.

General Description

Evacuated to Australian General Hospital at Roberts Barracks Changi, from 6/8/1942 to 17/8/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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