The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Barry
First Name:
James Joseph
Nick Name:
Jimmy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8185
Classification:
Section Orderly
Company:
'B' Company
Enlisted:
16.08.1940
Discharged:
13.02.1946
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Dennis Edward Barry
Mothers's Name:
Jessie Barry
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand and Chaff Cutter
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Serangoon Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi. Following return from Thailand - Selerang Barracks Changi, X10 Party, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
'H Force Thailand, 'H' Force Group No. 3.
Return Details 1945:
Not Known.

General Description

He was selected to work on Burma -Thai Railway with ‘H’ Force which departed by train from Singapore May 1943.

Please read further about ‘H’ Force

 

Jimmy Barry was living at Port Pirie, South Australia when he died about 1969-71.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Serangoon Road Camp - Singapore
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