The Soldier's Details

Surname:
King
First Name:
William John
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX6429
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
16.07.1940
Discharged:
11.01.1946
DOB:
14.03.1911
Place of Birth:
London, England
Father's Name:
Arthur George King
Mothers's Name:
Emily King
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Rock Drill Fitter
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi, Selarang Barracks Changi, X3 Party, Changi Gaol Camp
POW#:
3/8418 &15573
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

William John King was admitted to Australian General Hospiital with a scalded left forearm on 24/4/1942 until 1/5/1942, it is feasible he may have worked in the cookhouse for a time.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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