The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Holland
First Name:
Hubert Mervyn
Nick Name:
Lofty, Dutchy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17997
Classification:
Batman/Runner
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
10.12.1941
Discharged:
17.12.1945
DOB:
22.02.1921
Place of Birth:
Wagin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Charles Newton Holland
Mothers's Name:
Estelle Holland
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Railway Engine Cleaner and Farmhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park;
Force:
Japan ‘B’ Party Korea, Fukkai Maru
Camps Japan:
Keijo, Korea remaind behind due to illness; Fukuoka sub‐Camp No. 13, Saganoseki; Omine Divisional Camp No.6
POW#:
333
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Hong Kong-Manila, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier; Manila-Morotai-Darwin-Perth, PBY Catalina aircraft A24-77.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Keijo - Korea ***
  • Omine, Hiroshima #6-B - Japan
  • Saganoseki, Fukuoka #13-D - Japan
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