The Soldier's Details

Surname:
King
First Name:
James Hunter
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8178
Classification:
Driver
Company:
'C' Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
6.08.1940
Discharged:
28.02.1946
DOB:
28.11.1910
Place of Birth:
Wanneroo, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Lawrence Patrick King
Mothers's Name:
Blanche Maude King
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Sime Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, V Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Non Pladuk, Kanchanaburi, Kinsaiyok, Nacompaton (hospital), Kinsaiyok, Linson Wood Camp, Non Pladuk (hospital), Bangkok (go-downs)
Return Details 1945:
Bangkok-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, H.M. Hospital Ship Karoa.

General Description

James passed away aged 93, December 12 2004, at Bedford, WA.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
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