The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Mann
First Name:
Eric Horsley
Nick Name:
Blue
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX5175
Classification:
Rangetaker
Company:
'D' Company
Enlisted:
26.07.1940
Discharged:
8.02.1946
DOB:
25.12.1915
Place of Birth:
Pinjarra, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Heneage William Mann
Mothers's Name:
Elsie May Mann
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Salesman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Serangoon Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Tamuang, Non Pladuk
POW#:
4/6388, 8810
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party (Remained on Singapore)
Return Details 1945:
Saigon-Bangkok-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Brisbane by aircraft, Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by troop train,

General Description

French Indo-China – Both Party.

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Eric Mann was recovered from Saigon at the end of the war/

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Serangoon Road Camp - Singapore
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Saigon - French Indo China
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