The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Malthouse
First Name:
John William
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7239
Classification:
Batman/Runner
Company:
'D' Company
Enlisted:
1.08.1940
Discharged:
23.01.1946
DOB:
2.02.1915
Place of Birth:
Aleerton, South Australia
Father's Name:
John William Malthouse
Mothers's Name:
Florence May Malthouse
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
13lkm, 133krn (Williams Force), Tamarkan, Kanchanaburi, Bangkok
POW#:
1507
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.

General Description

Soldier had shell shock Ulu Pandan on 12/2/1942. Evacuated to 2/10th Australian General Hospital. Discharged to unit on 20/2/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tonchan South, 131k - Thailand
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