The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Smith
First Name:
Thomas Ernest
Nick Name:
Jerry
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8731
Classification:
Section Orderly
Company:
‘B ’ Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
DOB:
9.04.1912
Place of Birth:
Norseman, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas William Smith
Mothers's Name:
Sarah Jane Smith
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 32.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘E’ Force Borneo
POW#:
1911
Cause of Death:
Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Beri-Beri
Place of Death:
Sandakan No1 Camp
Date of Death:
18.12.1944

General Description

WX8731 Ern Smith

 

WX8731 Ern Smith (centre)
WX8731 Ern Smith (centre)
Ern Smith (2nd from right)
Ern Smith (2nd from right)
Ern Smith farewell at Noresman
Ern Smith farewell at Noresman
8th Platoon marching in Perth
8th Platoon marching in Perth

 

Smith Thomas E

 

SMITH, Private, THOMAS ERNEST, WX8731, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 18 December 1944. Age 32. Son of Thomas William and Sarah Jane Smith, of Grass Patch, Western Australia. Panel 19.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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