The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hinds
First Name:
Francis
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8597
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
18.10.1940
Discharged:
17.12.1945
DOB:
17.01.1911
Place of Birth:
Maylands, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas Hinds
Mothers's Name:
Emily Hinds
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Plumber and Brick Machinist
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp); River Vallery Road Camp; Selarang Barracks Changi; Changi Gaol Camp; Levelling Party Changi Aerodrome; X6 Party; P Party; Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
‘F’ Force Thailand
POW#:
3/8121
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin‐Sydney,HMT Arawa; Sydney-Melbourne by troop train; Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

McGrath, Davies, Hinds, Parker, Newell, Gregory
McGrath, Davies, Hinds, Parker, Newell, Gregory

 

Frank Hinds & Doug Sterrett
Frank Hinds & Doug Sterrett

 

Rear L-R Doug Carter, Frank Hinds Front -----, -----, Joe Lynch
Rear L-R Doug Carter, Frank Hinds
Front —–, —–, Joe Lynch

 

at back F Dorrington back row: J Gregory, L O'neil, E Teasdale, A Newel, R Hindle front: R Haldane, M Hunter, T James, F Hinds, D Parker
at back F Dorrington
back row: J Gregory, L O’neil, E Teasdale, A Newel, R Hindle
front: R Haldane, M Hunter, T James, F Hinds, D Parker

 

Frank Hinds & Gunner

Frank with Gunner

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Aerodrome - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
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