The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Swartz
First Name:
Joseph
Nick Name:
Joe
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX4924
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘C’ Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
23.07.1940
Discharged:
12.01.1946
DOB:
5.03.1912
Place of Birth:
North Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Maurice Swartz
Mothers's Name:
Fanny Swartz
Religion:
Hebrew
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
D’ Force Thailand, V Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Hindaine, Chungkai, Non Pladuk
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta, Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 1, Moji Camp No. 4.
POW#:
4/6695, 526 & 421
Japan:
Aramis Party
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Okinawa-Manila by aircraft, Manila-Sydney, HMS Fonnidable, Sydney-Melboume‐Perth by troop train.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Hindaine, Kui Mang 200k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Fukuoka, Fukuoka #1-B- Japan
  • Moji, Osaka Camp No4- Japan
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
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