The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Wells
First Name:
Hugo Clarence
Nick Name:
Clarry
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted 11.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX7757
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
Discharged:
6.02.1946
DOB:
11.12.1919
Place of Birth:
Guildford, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Clarence Wells
Mothers's Name:
Margo Wells
Religion:
Salvation Army
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Burma:
Victoria Point 23/5/-15/8/42, Tavoy 17/8-22/10/42, 4.8K 28/10-15/12/42, 14k 15/12-17/2/43, 75k 17/2-15/5/43, Tamarkhan 1/6-10/6/43
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta
POW#:
2720 & 11034
Japan:
Awa Maru Party, Kumi No. 41
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Manila, USS Lunga Point, Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker, Sydney-Fremantle, HMT Dominion Monarch

General Description

It is believed that Clarry served in the RAAF 18/11/1948 – 30/11/1951.

Clarry passed away aged 84yrs, May 12 2004, at Glendalough, WA

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Kendau, Kandaw, 4 Kilo - Burma
  • Meilo, 75 Kilo, 340k - Burma
  • Tavoy (Dawei) - river port - Burma
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
  • Victoria Point, Kawthoung - Burma. \'A\' Force, Green Force No. 3 Btn
  • Thetkaw 14 Kilo - Burma
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