The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Rosel
First Name:
William Lowes
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7835
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
Discharged:
6.03.1946
DOB:
29.10.1908
Place of Birth:
Victoria
Father's Name:
John Frederick Michael Rosel
Mothers's Name:
Mary Ann Rosel
Religion:
Congregational
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp, 8.5.1942-September 1942), River Valley Road (go-downs, September 1942-23.12.1942), Selarang Barracks Changi (Trailer and Garden Parties, 24.12.1942- 7.5.1943). Following return from Thailand - Sime Road Camp (1.1.1944), Havelock Road Camp, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
‘ H ’ Force Thailand, 'H' Force Group No. 3
Camps Thailand:
Kanu Il Malayan Hamlet (11.5.l943‐12.8.1943), Bampong (13.8.1943-4.12.1943), Kanchanaburi (1.10.1943),
POW#:
01/03/9402
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Sydney, lst Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Perth by aircraft.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Havelock Road Camp - Singapore
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
  • Ban Pong - Thailand
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
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