The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hinnrichsen
First Name:
Frank
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8198
Company:
Battalion Headquarters
Enlisted:
16.08.1940
Discharged:
9.01.1946
DOB:
3.04.1907
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Jurgen Gorot Hinnrichsen
Mothers's Name:
Amy Margaret Hinnrichsen
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Barman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘J' Force Japan, Wales Maru Party
Camps Japan:
Kobe (Showa-Denki); Kawasaki Camp; Maruyama Park; Fukuoka sub-camp No 26 Usui;
POW#:
1/11866 and 763
Return Details 1945:
Nagasaki-Okinawa,USS Marathon, Okinawa-Manila, C54 aircraft; Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker

General Description

 

Frank was a member of ‘J’ Force transported from Singapore to Japan to a POW Camp at Kobe mid 1943. Some of the details of Kobe House are found at the story Kobe House, Japan.

Read about Showa-Denki, Kobe.

Read War Trials Affidavit by Frank Hinnrichsen

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kawasaki, Maruyama Park - Japan
  • Kobe, Osaka #2-B - Japan ***
  • Usui, Fukuoka #26 - Japan
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