The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Nick Name:
- Regimental #:
- Temporary Batman/Runner
- Battalion Headquarters
- Place of Birth:
- Driffield, Gloucestershire, England
- Father's Name:
- Robert Pilmoor
- Mothers's Name:
- Sarah Pilmoor
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Selarang Camp Changi
- ‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force No. 3 Battalion
- Camps Thailand:
- Tamarkan, Chungkai, Kanchanaburi, Ratburi, Lopburi, Nacompaton, Bangkok
- Return Details 1945:
- Bangkok-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay
Soldier was selected for Japan but missed the draft due to appendicitis.
Tom Pilmoor was a Fairbridge Farm boy. He arrived in Australia from England with older brother Robert on 3/10/1928. Tom was 11 years old and Robert 13 years. Tom was housed in Livingstone. He was a student at Fairbridge for 5 years before being sent to work.
From 1933 to 1936 Tom was working for W. Green Esq., Mt Barker.
Matson WX16347 & Tom Pilmoor
Mavis & Tom Pilmoor.
Trevor James, Jim Burns, Alf Worth, John Lane, Des Colevas, Bob Whitield, Joe Pearce (rear), Tom Pilmoor (front), Owen Morris, Jim Elliott, Ron Badock, Gordon Lynam.
Below: Pilmoor family Anzac Day 2004.
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Tom passed away aged 88yrs, September 12, 2006, at Jane Brooke, WA.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
- Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
- Lopburi - Thailand
- Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
- Ratburi, Ratchaburi- Thailand
- Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand