The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Clancy
First Name:
James Patrick
Nick Name:
Jim
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted on 11.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX7122
Company:
'D' Company
Enlisted:
1.08.1940
Discharged:
11.02.1945
DOB:
27.11.1918
Place of Birth:
Wagin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Peter Clancy
Mothers's Name:
Catherine Clancy
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selerang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
Japan 'B' Party Korea
POW#:
1199
Return Details 1945:
Hoten-Port Arthur by train, Port Arthur-Okinawa-Manila, USS Refuge and USS Noble, Manila-Sydney, HMS Formidable, Sydney-Perth by troop train.

General Description

Penrod Dean front centre, Jim Clancy and Henry Demoullin centre
Penrod Dean front centre, Jim Clancy and Henry Demoullin centre

 

Clancy - Red Cross Info
Clancy – Cable dated 26th March 1945 from International Red Cross advising Jim Clancy wounded during an air raid, Hoten Camp. (from Victorian Office, Australian Archives)

 

J Clancy tallest - with Chinese- Muckden at wars end
J Clancy tallest – with Chinese- Mukden at wars end
Muckden August 1945 after release, L - R Unknown, 'Tiger' Scott & Jim Clancy
Mukden August 1945 after release, L – R Unknown, ‘Tiger’ Scott & Jim Clancy
Personnel, Manchuria
Personnel Hotel Camp Manchuria
L-R Unknown, 'Shorty' and Jim Clancy
L-R Unknown, ‘Shorty’ and Jim Clancy
Jim Clancy 2nd from left front row on the Formidable enroute to Sydney
Jim Clancy 2nd from left front row on the Formidable enroute to Sydney
Jim Clancy second row centre. Number 2 potential officers course A>I>F November 1940-41
Jim Clancy second row centre. Number 2 potential officers course A,I,F November 1940-41
On the way home L-R - Jim Clancy, Judda Bee, Doc Brennan, 'Tiger' Scott & Roy ?
On the way home L-R – Jim Clancy, Judda Bee, Doc Brennan, ‘Tiger’ Scott & Roy ?

 

For more information read “Korea – Destination for Ted Roots, Jack Taylor, Jim Clancy, Bill Gray and Hubert ‘Dutchy’ Holland”

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Keijo - Korea ***
  • Jinsen- Korea ***
  • Hoten Camp, Mukden - Manchuria
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