The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Williams
First Name:
Ralph Thomas
Rank:
Acting Corporal
Regimental #:
WX7499
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
6.08.1940
Discharged:
11.03.1946
DOB:
12.04.1919
Place of Birth:
Fremantle
Father's Name:
Albert Andrew Williams
Mothers's Name:
Blanche Annie Williams
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Storeman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion.
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau (July 1943-June 1944), Konkoita (June-September 1944), Tamarkan (September-December 1944), Chungkai (December 1944-March 1945), Petchaburi (March-July 1945), Nakom Nayok (July-August 1945) and Bangkok (September 1945).
POW#:
8854
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

General Description

Soldier was shell shocked at Ulu Pandan 12/2/1942.

 

Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ? Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basel, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds
Nakom Nayok      Back: L-R Clarrie McDonald, Joe Pearce, George Neville, R. Anderson, ?, Ralph Williams, ?
Front: L-R Clive (Potty) White, Charles Fielder, Jim Basell, Reg Stewart, Roy Matthews, Pommie Para, Sid Webb, N. Simmonds

 

WX7499

Williams Ralph Thomas
Williams Ralph Thomas

 

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
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