The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Manning
First Name:
Donald Thomas
Nick Name:
Don
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7660
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
DOB:
26.06.1914
Place of Birth:
Dwellingup, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas Manning
Mothers's Name:
Margaret Adeline Manning
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Collective Grave, Plot 3, Row F, Grave 48-53, Age 28
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Thompson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp), Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘ D ’ Force Thailand, V Battalion
POW#:
3/8612 & 2271
Cause of Death:
Avitaminosis
Place of Death:
Kuii
Date of Death:
22.10.1943
Buried:
Grave No. 205, Kuii

General Description

Read about ‘D’ Force Thailand V Battalion and Kuii Camp

Manning Don West Australian 22 September 1946

Manning 10 October 1945

Manning D Pt 1

Manning D Pt 2

The above is from Jim Goldie’s family.  Jim and Bill Beard died on the Sandakan March. The three men were in ‘C’ Company and enlisted in 1940.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
  • Kuii, Kui Yae, 185.6k - Thailand
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