The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Wilkins
First Name:
Michael Henry
Nick Name:
a.k.a. Percival Henry Wilkins
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17604
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
10.11.1941
Discharged:
4.04.1946
DOB:
22.01.1920
Place of Birth:
Geraldton, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Apprentice Plasterer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Havelock Road Camp, River Valley Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, V Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kinsaiyok, Brankassi, Non Pladuk
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta, Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 12, Miyata
POW#:
855
Japan:
Aramis Party
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Manila, details not known, Manila-Morotai-Darwin, PBY Catalina A24-377, Darwin-Perth, PBY Catalina.

General Description

Rear L-R T.Allen & H.Wilkes Front L-R M.Wilkins, T.Gough & N.Flarty
Rear L-R T.Allen & H.Wilkes
Front L-R M.Wilkins, T.Gough & N.Flarty
L-R M.Wilkins, H.Wilkes & T.Gough
L-R M.Wilkins, H.Wilkes & T.Gough

Camp Locations:

  • Havelock Road Camp - Singapore
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Miyata, Fukuoka #9-B - Japan
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
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