The Soldier's Details

Surname:
McEwen
First Name:
William Alexander
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX20095
Company:
'E' Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
1.10.1941
Discharged:
4.03.1946
DOB:
1.01.1919
Place of Birth:
North Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Charles Henry McEwen
Mothers's Name:
Mary Catherine McEwen
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Orchard Worker
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Petchaburi, Linson Wood Camp, Nacompaton
Camps Burma:
Reptu 30km (medical orderly 26.3.1943)
POW#:
3070, 12173
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Linson Wood Camp, 202k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma
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