The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Davidson
First Name:
Thomas
Nick Name:
Tom
Rank:
Acting Lance Corporal (Promoted 22.1.1943)
Regimental #:
WX7909
Classification:
Signaller
Company:
Headquarters Company, No. 1 Platoon.
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
DOB:
15.01.1910
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Davidson
Mothers's Name:
Jeanie Davidson
Religion:
Congregational
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Colective Grave, Plot 10, Row A, Grave 1-4, Age 33
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, V Battalion
POW#:
4/6053 and 2230
Cause of Death:
Acute Enteritis
Place of Death:
Kuii
Date of Death:
18.09.1943
Buried:
Kuii Cemetery, Grave No. 169.

General Description

Tom Davidson married Marjorie (Marge) Rushton in 1938.  Prior to his enlistment,  they resided in Collie where Tom was employed as a miner.

Tom was a Collie boy.  Tom’s name is inscribed at the War Memorial Collie.

Tom enlisted the same day as mates ‘Bluey’ Smith, Tom Finlay, Harry Fuhrmann, ‘Toona’ Simmonds, ‘Bluey’ Quinn, Jack Isaac.

Please read about ‘D’ Force Thailand V Battalion and Kuii Camp

 

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Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kuii, Kui Yae, 185.6k - Thailand
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