The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Burgess
First Name:
Alfred John
Nick Name:
Alf or Pluto
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX15756
Company:
Battalion Headquarters
Enlisted:
13.08.1941
Discharged:
12.03.1946
DOB:
27.12.1919
Place of Birth:
Maylands, Western Australia
Father's Name:
John Burgess
Mothers's Name:
Margaret Burgess
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Singapore:
Reported missing from Ulu Pandan 12.2.1942, From Sumatra sailed on Harukiku Maru Maru, SS Van Waerwjick Party (rescued), Changi Gaol Camp from 28.6.1944
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Melboume, lst Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje, Melbourne-Perth by troop train

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Gloe Gloer Camp - Sumatra
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