The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Spence
First Name:
Roderick Heslop Campbell
Nick Name:
Rod
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Regimental #:
WX8467
Classification:
Attached to 2/4th, 88 Light Aid Detachment
Company:
Headquarters Company
DOB:
24.06.1904
Place of Birth:
Boulder, Western Australia
Father's Name:
James Spence
Mothers's Name:
Katherine Elizabeth Spence
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Clerk
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 29, Age 40.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘B’ Force Borneo
POW#:
1237
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan‐Ranau track
Date of Death:
31.05.1945

General Description

Rod Spence was selected in Singapore to work in Borneo with ‘B’ Force.  Read further about Borneo.

Spence
Spence
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Rod was from Applecross.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
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