The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Armstrong
First Name:
Malcolm
Nick Name:
Lofty
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted 11.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX7046
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
30.07.1940
Discharged:
25.05.1946
DOB:
1.09.1915
Place of Birth:
South Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Lillian Armstrong
Religion:
Miner
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Tamuang, Bangkok, Ubon
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km (evacuated sick from 105km Camp on 1.7.1943)
POW#:
1373
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action at Buona Vista on 15/2/1942.  Admitted to 2/13th Australian General Hospital with a shrapnel would to his right shoulder.  Discharged to unit on 24/2/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Ubon - Thailand ***
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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