The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Martin
First Name:
Samuel Thomas
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16341
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
3.09.1941
Discharged:
4.04.1946
DOB:
15.12.1919
Place of Birth:
Northam, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Henry James Martin
Mothers's Name:
Ethel May Martin
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Java:
'Blackforce'
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Java Party No. 4, Williams Force
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Bangkok
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km Camp
POW#:
4489
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade.

General Description

Soldier was evacuated sick from Khonkan to Tamarkan in 1943 and was still at Tamarkan on 6/9/1944.

Camp Locations:

  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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