The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Green
First Name:
Thomas William
Nick Name:
Tommy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8540
Classification:
Driver
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
18.10.1940
DOB:
3.01.1918
Place of Birth:
Wagin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas William Green
Mothers's Name:
Elsie 'May' Green
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 24.
Java:
‘Blackforce’
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma Java Party No. 4, Black Force
Camps Java:
Bicycle Camp Batavia
POW#:
1716
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan No. 1 Camp
Date of Death:
22.01.1945

General Description

Transported to Kuching and joined ‘E’ Force at Sandakan.

GREEN, Private, THOMAS WILLIAM, WX8540, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 22 January 1945. Age 24. Son of Thomas William and May Green; husband of Sylvia Madeline Green, of Perth, Western Australia. Panel 18.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Thomas William Green married 1940 at Katanning to Sylvia Madeline King. It is believed Sylvia remarried.

Camp Locations:

  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
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