The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Ward
First Name:
Frederick Thomas
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7913
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
Discharged:
25.01.1946
DOB:
20.07.1917
Place of Birth:
Maylands, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Frederick Ward
Mothers's Name:
Kathleen Eileen Ward
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver and Mechanic
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Adam Park, River Valley Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘ D ’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Kanu I, Hintok Road Camp, Kinsaiyok, Tamarkan.
Camps Japan:
Fukuoka sub~Camp No. 13, Saganoseki, Fukuoka sub-Camp No. 17, Omuta.
POW#:
8859
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party
Return Details 1945:
Soldier made his own way to a U.S.A.A.C. base and was flown to Manila, Manila‐Sydney, HMS Formidable.

General Description

Read about Omuta sub-Camp 17

Height 5′ 5″

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Kinsaiyok Main, 170.2k - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Omuta Miike, Fukuoka #17-B - Japan
  • Saganoseki, Fukuoka #13-D - Japan
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