The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Williams
First Name:
George David
Nick Name:
Twisty
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8672
Classification:
Driver
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
Discharged:
4.03.1946
DOB:
12.09.1915
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Richard Walter Williams
Mothers's Name:
May Williams
Religion:
Congregational
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Mount Pleasant Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi, Selarang Barracks Changi, X8 Party, Changi Gaol Camp.
Force:
‘F’ Force Thailand
Camps Thailand:
Shirno Sonkurai, Nikhe
POW#:
4/6812
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin‐Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

John Wade, Mrs Smedley and George Williams in Adelaide
John Wade, Mrs Smedley and George Williams in Adelaide

 

George passed away aged 89yrs, July 29 2005, at Mt Pleasant, WA.

Singapore 1992
Rear L – R —, Tom Hampton, —, Les Kemp, Norm Ablett, …, George Williams, Jack Kyrios, Ted Elliot.
Front L – R, Jim Gilmour, John Gilmour, —, Ron Badock, Jim Elliot.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Mount Pleasant Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Nikhe Wood Camp, Ni Thea, 131 Kilo, 284k - Thailand
  • Shimo Sonkurai, 288k - Thailand
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