The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Smith
First Name:
John Stewart
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX6841
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
20.07.1940
Discharged:
24.01.1946
DOB:
17.08.1918
Place of Birth:
Bunbury, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Alexander Smith
Mothers's Name:
Christina Miller Smith
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Dairyhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Japan:
Yamane, Niihama (ore trucks).
POW#:
4/6635 & 8844
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party
Return Details 1945:
Wakayama‐Okinawa USS Sanctuary, Okinawa-Manila USS Bingham, Manila-Morotai-Darwin PBY Catalina aircraft A24-377, Darwin-Perth, B24 Liberator aircraft A72-379.

General Description

John Stewart Smith WX6841
John Stewart Smith WX6841
John Stewart Smith WX6841 10 Light Horse Militia 17 Dec 1936
John Stewart Smith WX6841 10 Light Horse Militia 17 Dec 1936

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Nihama, Hiroshima #2-B- Japan
  • Yamane, Hiroshima #3-D - Japan
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