The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Burgess
First Name:
William
Nick Name:
Bluey
Rank:
Warrant Officer Class 2
Regimental #:
WX8098
Company:
A' Company
Enlisted:
16.08.1940
Discharged:
12.06.1946
DOB:
12.12.1905
Place of Birth:
Belfast, Ireland
Father's Name:
Thomas Henry Burgess
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Gold Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Sime Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D ’Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamuang, Chungkai
POW#:
4/4455, 8714
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

General Description

Burgess & Cornish

Burgess & Cornish Noalunga Bch SA. Rock at the rear was a Machine Gun Target.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
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