The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Thomas
First Name:
Archibald William
Rank:
Captain
Regimental #:
WX3424
Company:
‘A’ Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
21.11.1940
Discharged:
11.12.1945
DOB:
8.08.1904
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Horace Thomas
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Thomas
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Bank Officer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘ A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion.
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Chungkai, Bangkok, Nacompaton, Bangkok
Camps Burma:
Reptu 30km Camp
POW#:
1287
Return Details 1945:
Bangkok-Rangoon by aircraft, Rangoon-Singapore, HMT Highland Brigade, Singapore‐Darwin‐Perth by aircraft.

General Description

Thomas was a former Scotch College Student

 

This Officer was appointed as Commanding Officer of ‘A’ Company on Major Saggers taking command of the Special Reserve Battalion.

Officer’s Appointment Terminated 11/12/1945.

 

Height 5′ 11″

 

Camp Locations:

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