The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Carr
First Name:
John Murray
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX15690
Company:
‘B‘ Company
Enlisted:
11.08.1941
DOB:
13.01.1915
Place of Birth:
Katanning, Western Australia
Father's Name:
John Augustine Carr
Mothers's Name:
Evelyn Mary Carr
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Maltster‘s Labourer
Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Plot 1, Row J, Grave 48, Age 28.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adams Park, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand S battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau, Konyu II, Hintok,
POW#:
4/5977 & 8766
Cause of Death:
Cerebral Malaria and Beri-Beri (evacuated to Tarsau)
Place of Death:
Tarsau Base Hospital
Date of Death:
23.07.1943
Buried:
Grave No. 51, No. 2 Cemetery, Tarsau

General Description

Carr John Murray

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.  Photograph taken January 2018

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
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