The Soldier's Details

Surname:
McSkene
First Name:
James
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX6203
Company:
'D' Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
13.07.1940
Discharged:
27.05.1946
DOB:
11.07.1908
Place of Birth:
Midland Junction, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Sime Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi. Retured from Thailand to Sime Road Camp, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
'H' Force Thailand, Group No. 3
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Kanchanaburi (beri-beri October 1943)
POW#:
3/8958
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Sydney, HMT Highland Chieftain, Sydney-Melbourne Perth by troop train.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
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