The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Clare
First Name:
John Mostyn
Rank:
Corporal
Regimental #:
WX6976
Classification:
Clerk (relinquished 26.6.1941, but acted as a clerk)
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
30.07.1940
DOB:
14.07.1907
Place of Birth:
Kapunda, South Australia
Father's Name:
William Rutherford Clare
Mothers's Name:
Emma Catherine Clare
Religion:
Church Of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Linotype Operator
Memorial:
Kanchanahuri War Cemetery, Plot 1, Row G, Grave 77, Age 36.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks, Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, V Battalion
POW#:
3/7278, 2230
Cause of Death:
Chronic Diarhorrea
Place of Death:
Hindaine Camp
Date of Death:
8.08.1943
Buried:
Linson Camp Cemetery, Grave No. 16.

General Description

John Mostyn Clare Left
Left:  John Mostyn Clare

 

John Clare was one of several 2/4th men to die at Hindaine Camp between 10/7/1943 – 31/8/1943.

Read further about Hindaine Camp.

And read about ‘D’ Force V Battalion

CLARE

CClare, 2 WA _ 1879 - 1954), Tuesday 18 September 1945, page 1 (1)

Clare, WA _ 1879 - 1954), Tuesday 18 September 1945, page 1

 

Clare John

 

Photo taken Kanchanaburi War Cemetery January 2018

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Hindaine, Kui Mang 200k - Thailand
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