The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Smith
First Name:
John William
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX7784
Classification:
Section Orderly
Company:
‘ B ’ Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
Discharged:
20.02.1946
DOB:
4.03.1907
Place of Birth:
Bishop Auckland, England
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Jane Smith
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘ D ’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Chungkai, Kachu Mountain Camp, Petchaburi, Chumphon, Nakom, Chassi, Bangkok
POW#:
4/4582 & 8744
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chumphon - Thailand
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Kachau Mountain Camp - Thailand
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