The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Sterrett
First Name:
Douglas Francis
Nick Name:
Doug
Rank:
Corporal
Regimental #:
WX8596
Classification:
Rangetaker
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
18.10.1940
Discharged:
13.02.1946
DOB:
23.10.1913
Place of Birth:
Maylands, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Edward Sterrett
Mothers's Name:
Dorothy Sterrett
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Clerk and Salesman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Adam Park, River Valley Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi. Following return from Thailand - Levelling Party Changi , Changi Gaol Camp, Aerodrome, P party, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
‘F’ Force Thailand
POW#:
1/9396
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin‐Sydney HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Perth, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

Cpl Douglas Francis Sterrett WX7324
Cpl Douglas Francis Sterrett WX7324

 

Frank Hinds & Doug Sterrett
Frank Hinds & Doug Sterrett

 

Douglas Francis Sterret
Douglas Francis Sterret

 

 

Standing: Left-right C. Vidler, B.Fitzgerald, H.E. Saw, N.H.E Thompson, L.M. Murray, L. Armstrong.

Front Row:  Left-right D.F. Sterrett, John Gilmour.

At Window: C.J. McDonald.  1941 Woodside SA.

Photograph taken by John Lane, donated AWM.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Changi Aerodrome - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • P Party, Johore Bahru - Singapore
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