The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Kemp
First Name:
Edgar Charles
Nick Name:
Eddy
Rank:
Corporal
Regimental #:
WX7624
Company:
'D' Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
Discharged:
14.12.1945
DOB:
17.04.1907
Place of Birth:
Plaistow, Westham, East Sussex, England
Father's Name:
Albert James Kemp
Mothers's Name:
Rachael Clark Kemp
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Dairyhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Hintok Mountain Camp, Tarsau, Tardan, Konkoita, Kinsaiyok, Chungkai, Tamarkan, Kanchanaburi, Nacompaton, Changmai, Nakom Nayok, Bangkok.
POW#:
8733
Return Details 1945:
Bangkok-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay

General Description

Knott, Eddy Kemp, Harry Bunker & ?

Anzac Day after 1946.  L-R Claude Knott, Eddie Kemp, thought to be Harry Bunker and unknown.

 

Eddy passed away aged 96, April 24 2003, at Rockingham, WA.

 

Eddie Kemp
Eddie Kemp

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chumphon - Thailand
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
  • Tardan - Thailand
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