The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Williams
First Name:
Robert Sydenham
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16956
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
8.10.1941
Discharged:
4.04.1946
DOB:
15.12.1908
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Blanche Williams
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Butcher
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi, Changi Gaol Camp.
POW#:
1/9729 and 3/10001
Return Details 1945:
Singapore‐Melbourne, l st Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje, Melbourne-Perth by troop train, evacuated to 1109(P)MH with beri-beri and malaria.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
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