The Soldier's Details

Surname:
McEwen
First Name:
William
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8790
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
Discharged:
4.02.1946
DOB:
10.04.1902
Place of Birth:
Glasgow, Scotland
Father's Name:
Robert McEwen
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Prospector
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan (hospital 29.4.1944)
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km (1.7.1943)
POW#:
3075
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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