The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Williams
First Name:
Herbert William
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX7011
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
30.07.1940
Discharged:
6.02.1946
DOB:
7.01.1908
Place of Birth:
Redruth, Cornwall, England
Father's Name:
Herbert Williams
Mothers's Name:
Annie Williams
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner and Orderly at Meekatharra Hospital
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi, X10 Party, Changi Gaol Camp.
POW#:
1 /12383
Return Details 1945:
Singapore‐Darwin‐Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action at Hill 200, Ulu Pandan on 12/2/1942. He was admitted to 2/13th Australian General Hospital ex-2/9th Field Ambulance with a bayonet wound to middle finger, left hand. The finger was amputated. Dishcarged to unit on 22/2/1942. Admitted to A.G.H. on 26/11/1942 with fractured left elbow. Discharged to unit on 26/12/1942. Admitted to A.G.H. on 6/2/1943 again with fractured left elbow. Discharged to unt on 2/4/1943.

Camp Locations:

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