The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Riebe
First Name:
Robert Ronald
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8952
Classification:
Despatch Rider
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
25.10.1940
Discharged:
24.01.1946
DOB:
10.05.1920
Place of Birth:
Bayswater, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Charles Joseph Riebe
Mothers's Name:
Wilhelmina Riebe
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Clerk
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Chungkai, Non Pladuk, Sonkurai‐Nikhe Defence Line
POW#:
4 6546 and 8837
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Highland Brigade

General Description

This soldier served with the BCOF in Japan.  His Regt. No. was WX501060.  He was discharged on 9th March, 1949.

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
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Songkurai 294k - Thailand
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