The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Burgess
First Name:
Edward John
Nick Name:
Kegga
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16405
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
10.09.1941
Discharged:
11.12.1945
DOB:
21.01.1906
Place of Birth:
Boulder, Western Australia.
Father's Name:
Sydney Albert Burgess
Mothers's Name:
Emily Burgess
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘ A ’ Force Burma, Green Force, No.3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Nikhe Wood Camp (1944)
Camps Burma:
Reptu 30km Hospital Camp from Aungganaung 105km Camp, (August 1943) Aungganaung 105km Camp from Reptu (September 1943)
Camps Java:
Joined Williams No. 1 Mobile Force and worked down into Thailand to the Nikhe area.
POW#:
3114
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Nikhe Wood Camp, Ni Thea, 131 Kilo, 284k - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
  • Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma
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