The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Matthews
First Name:
Roy
Nick Name:
Scotty
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX7042
Classification:
Clerk
Company:
Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
30.07.1940
Discharged:
8.04.1946
DOB:
21.09.1920
Place of Birth:
Ogmore Vale, Glenmorgan, South Wales
Father's Name:
William John Matthews
Mothers's Name:
Gwen Matthews
Religion:
Baptist
Pre-war Occupation:
Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Mount Pleasant Camp, River Valley Road, Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Hintok Road Camp, Hintok River Camp, Kinsaiyok, Konkoita, Tamarkan,Chungkai, Tamuang, Petchaburi, Kachu Mountain Camp, Ratburi, Nakom Nayok, Lopburi, Bangkok.
Camps Java:
Lopburi, Bangkok (see Danny Bevis Diary)
POW#:
3/8658, 8815
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.

General Description

Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ? Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basel, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds
Nakom Nayok     Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ?
Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basell, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds

Camp Locations:

  • Mount Pleasant Camp - Singapore
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Hintok River Camp, 158k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
  • Lopburi - Thailand
  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Ratburi, Ratchaburi- Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Kachau Mountain Camp - Thailand
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