The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Smith
First Name:
James Stanley
Nick Name:
Jimmy
Rank:
Lance Corporal (Promoted on 1.3.1942)
Regimental #:
WX7893
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
Discharged:
4.03.1946
DOB:
17.04.1906
Place of Birth:
Manchester, England
Father's Name:
Joseph Smith
Mothers's Name:
Mona E Smith
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Timber Worker
Java:
‘Blackforce’
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Java Party No. 4, Williams Force.
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Chungkai, Nakom Payok, Lop Buri
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km Camp
POW#:
3932
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle HMTMoreton Bay.

General Description

Read of Jimmy’s talented Tenor voice

Jimmy Smith died in Perth 1969 aged 63 years.

Unfortunately little else is known of Jimmy either before the war nor after.  If family or friends should read this, please contact us to enhance the history of this member of the 2/4th who volunteered his services to Australia.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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