The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Wilkie
First Name:
James
Nick Name:
Scotty
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8706
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
DOB:
27.07.1908
Place of Birth:
Perthshire, Scotland
Father's Name:
Andrew Wilkie
Mothers's Name:
Mary Anne Wilkie
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Plantation Owner
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 36.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
'E' Force Borneo
POW#:
1/1238 & 1962
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan No1 Camp
Date of Death:
17.05.1945

General Description

L-R J.Hall, R.Blaschek & J.Wilkie
L-R J.Hall, R.Blaschek & J.Wilkie

 

 

WILKIE JAMES
WILKIE JAMES

Born in Scotland in 1908, unfortunately we know little of Scotty’s family background or when he arrived in WA.  He recorded Andrew Wilkie as his NOK.

Should any ancestors of James Wilkie read this, we would be most grateful to hear from you.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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