The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Armstrong
First Name:
Charles William
Nick Name:
Blondie
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7370
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
6.08.1940
Discharged:
9.01.1946
DOB:
10.04.1920
Place of Birth:
Harvey, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Horace Lewis Armstrong
Mothers's Name:
Jessie May Armstrong
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selerang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selerang Barracks Changi.
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion.
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau, Kanu II, Tamuang
Camps Japan:
Yamane, Niihama.
POW#:
1/6862, 8747, 1560.
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party
Return Details 1945:
Wakayama‐Okinawa, USS Sanctuary, Okinawa-Manila, USS Bingham, Manila-Morotai-Darwin, PBY Catalina aircraft A24-306, Darwin-Perth by aircraft 10.10.1945.

General Description

Brothers Len & Charles Armstrong
Brothers Len & Charles Armstrong

 

Charlie Armstrong passed away 14th November 1996.  His wife Betty had died earlier.  He was the father of two sons and several grandchildren.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
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