The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Pascoe
First Name:
Thomas Anthony
Nick Name:
Tom
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7409
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
6.08.1940
Discharged:
6.06.1945
DOB:
11.09.1911
Place of Birth:
Cornwall, England
Father's Name:
Thomas Pascoe
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Woods Pascoe
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Shop Assistant
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force No. 3 Battalion
POW#:
1533
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 35 (rescued by USS Pampanito)
Return Details 1945:
Saipan‐Guadalcanal‐Brisbane-Perth 1.11.1944

General Description

Read the story Members of 2/4th nominated for Medal but not awarded.

And the story Surviving the Sinking of the Rakuyo Maru written by Roy Cornford NX44955 of the 2/19th Battalion, courtesy of Peter Winstanley.

Rakuyo Maru Survivors

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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