The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Blakiston
First Name:
Harold George
Nick Name:
Harry
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7937
Company:
'B' Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
Discharged:
14.01.1946
DOB:
29.05.1912
Place of Birth:
York, Western Australian
Father's Name:
George John Blakiston
Mothers's Name:
Mary Ellenor Blakiston
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Singapore:
Selerang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selerang Barracks Changi (Garden Control Party)
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Kanu I River Camp (evacuated to Tarsau with cholera),Tardin (bridge repairs), Nacompaton (3 months), Tamuan, Tamarkan, Tamuang, Nakom Chassi, Chumphon
POW#:
8750
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle HMT Highland Brigade

General Description

Blakiston, Harry
Blakiston, Harry

 

Harry passed away aged 93yrs, February 7 2005, at Duncraig, WA.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Tardan - Thailand
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