The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Newell
First Name:
Archie Gerald
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8749
Company:
‘B ’ Company, 9th Platoon.
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
Discharged:
18.12.1945
DOB:
15.10.1945
Place of Birth:
Higham Ferrers, Northants, England
Father's Name:
John Newell
Mothers's Name:
Dorothy Newell
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; Selerang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II , Chungkai
Camps Japan:
Yamane; Niihama
POW#:
4 /6446 and 8826 and 1695
Japan:
Rashin Maru Party
Return Details 1945:
Wakayama‐Okinawa, USS Sanctuary; Okinawa-Manila USS Bingham; Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker; Sydney-Fremantle, HMT Dominion Monarch

General Description

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

 

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

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Nihama, Hiroshima #2-B- Japan
  • Yamane, Hiroshima #3-D - Japan
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