The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Thomas
First Name:
David William
Nick Name:
Dave
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX6623
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
19.07.1940
DOB:
22.09.1919
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Joseph John Thomas
Mothers's Name:
Emily Coombes Thomas
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Butcher
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 23.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
POW#:
3093
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 37
Cause of Death:
Lost at Sea
Place of Death:
South China Sea
Date of Death:
12.09.1944

General Description

Height 5′ 10″

 

THOMAS, Private, DAVID WILLIAM, WX6623, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 12 September 1944. Age 23. Son of Joseph John and Emily Coombes Thomas, of Perth, Western Australia. Panel 19.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Thomas Dave
Thomas Dave

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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