The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Manton
First Name:
James Charles
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8015
Company:
Battalion Headquarters
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
Discharged:
7.12.1945
DOB:
28.01.1896
Place of Birth:
Melbourne, Victoria
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Platelayer (railways)
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan Hospital (7.1.1944), Nacompaton
Camps Burma:
Reptu 30km, Khonkan 55km, (medical orderly)
POW#:
3167
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade, Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by troop train.

General Description

Manton died 2 June 1963.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
  • Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma
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