The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Barnett
First Name:
Thomas James
Nick Name:
Vic
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted 11.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX222
Classification:
Driver
Company:
'B' Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
11.12.1940
Discharged:
6.12.1945
DOB:
28.01.1915
Place of Birth:
Rose Park, South Australia
Father's Name:
John James Barnett
Mothers's Name:
Essie Barnett
Religion:
Christadelphian
Pre-war Occupation:
Dry Cleaner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, Captain Harris Party.
Camps Thailand:
Non Pladuk
POW#:
4/4439
Return Details 1945:
Saigon-Bangkok-Singapore by aircrafi Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa

General Description

Read about Capt. Fred Harris Party.

 

Whilst at Non Pladuk Camp, Thailand Thomas Barnett would have been selected to work in Saigon, along with several boys from 2/4th.  They left Singapore on 2 February 1945.

Read about Both Party, Saigon.

He was recovered from Saigon at wars end.  Mostly they had been working on Saigon Docks.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Saigon - French Indo China
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