The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Webb
First Name:
Albert Sidney Austin
Nick Name:
Spider
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17804
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
27.11.1941
Discharged:
10.05.1946
DOB:
17.01.1917
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Herbert Webb
Mothers's Name:
Fanny Webb
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Gardener
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Kanu I (evacuated with hepatitis), Tarsau, Kinsaiyok, Konkoita, Tamarkan, Chungkai, Petchaburi, Lopburi, Nakom Nayok, Bangkok.
POW#:
4/6782
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.

General Description

Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ? Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basel, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds
Nakom Nayok     Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ?
Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basell, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds

 

Height 5′ 81/2″

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
  • Lopburi - Thailand
  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
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