The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Regimental #:
- ‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion, No 3 Platoon.
- Place of Birth:
- Moora, Western Australia
- Father's Name:
- Not Known
- Mothers's Name:
- Margaret Flarty
- Church of England
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
- ‘D’ Force Thailand, T Battalion
- Camps Thailand:
- Kinsaiyok, Ubon
- Return Details 1945:
- Thailand-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade
Neave Flarty was one of nine Indigenous Western Australians to join 2/4th.
He was wounded in action at Bald Hill, Bukit Timah on 11 February 1942 and admitted to Alexandra Hospital on 12 February with a shrapnel wound to his right knee. He was discharged to his unit on 23rd February 1942.
As a POW in Singapore Neave was selected with ‘D’ Force T Battalion to work on the Burma-Thai Railway. T Battalion departed Singapore Railway Station on 16 March 1943 and headed for Bampong, Thailand.
Flarty worked on the cutting at Kinsaiyok and was at Ubon from where he was probably recovered at the end of the war.
Flarty died in Queensland in 1980.
- Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
- Ubon - Thailand ***