The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Park
First Name:
Albert Wilfred Lance
Nick Name:
Lance
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16448
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
10.09.1941
Discharged:
18.02.1946
DOB:
27.06.1922
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Henry Park
Mothers's Name:
Gwendoline Park
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘ J ’ Force Japan, Wales Maru Party
Camps Japan:
Kobe; Notogowa-Osaka sub Camp No. 9
POW#:
1/8915, 805, 268
Return Details 1945:
Yokohama-Manila, USS Goodhue; Manila-Sydney, HMS Formidable; Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by troop train

General Description

Albert was a member of ‘J’ Force transported from Singapore to Japan to a POW Camp at Kobe mid 1943. Some of the details of Kobe House are found at the story Kobe House, Japan.

Also read Jack Leahy’s Affidavit aboiut Osaka sub Camp No. 9

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kobe, Osaka #2-B - Japan ***
  • Notogawa, Osaka #9-B - Japan
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