The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Gibson
First Name:
Thomas Crosby
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8900
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
25.10.1940
Discharged:
14.01.1946
DOB:
30.03.1911
Place of Birth:
Cranbrook, Western Australia
Father's Name:
George Crosby Gibson
Mothers's Name:
Mary Gibson
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Bus Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Tamuang
Camps Japan:
Yamane & Niihama
POW#:
4/6156 , 1615 & 445
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

Back L-R: Thomas Gibson, Bert Norton, Fred "Cowboy" Matthews, Ralph Hadfield, Front: George Chatfield, Norm Thompson, Claude Dow, Andrew "Mick" Lambie
Back L-R: Thomas Gibson, Bert Norton, Fred “Cowboy” Matthews, Ralph Hadfield,
Front: George Chatfield, Norm Thompson, Claude Dow, Andrew “Mick” Lambie

Camp Locations:

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