The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Lee
First Name:
Leslie Wallace
Nick Name:
Big Les
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX15744
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1941
Discharged:
20.02.1946
DOB:
7.08.1916
Place of Birth:
No Man's Lake (Via Narrogin), Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Joseph Lee
Mothers's Name:
Emily Lee
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Java:
'Blackforce'
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, Java Party No. 6, O Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau (evacuated sick on 1.9.1943)
Camps Java:
Bicycle Camp Batavia
POW#:
1602, 2/17232, 6654
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade

General Description

Soldier was captured at Garoet on 9/3/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
  • Bicycle Camp, Batavia, Jakarta - Java ***
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