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.

 

Bob Reibe passed away in 1991.

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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