The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Ryan
First Name:
Cornelius
Nick Name:
Con
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8734
Classification:
Rangetaker
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
Discharged:
14.02.1946
DOB:
23.09.1913
Place of Birth:
Victoria Park, Western Australia
Father's Name:
John Joseph Ryan
Mothers's Name:
Sarah Ryan
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner and Boiler Attendant
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi.
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tarsau (contracted malaria so remained behind to work at barge landing), Kanu II ,Kanu I, Tarsau, Tamajao Wood Camp, Non Pladuk, Chao Puraya River, (bridge repair), Banderra, Bangkok (go-downs).
POW#:
4/6572 & 8836
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle HMT Circassia.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Banderra, Chao Puraya River - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Tamajao, Tha Mayo, 238k - Thailand
  • Tarsau, Tha Sao 125k - Thailand
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