The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hogben
First Name:
Sydney Mervyn
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8984
Classification:
Motorcycle Orderly
Company:
‘ B ’ Company Headquaners
Enlisted:
25.10.1940
Discharged:
31.01.1946
DOB:
5.11.1915
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Edwin Hogben
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Hogben
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Storeman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Bahru; Adam Park; River Valley Road Camp; Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu ll , Hintok Road Camp (March-July 1943), Tamuang, Chungkai, Kanchanaburi.
Camps Japan:
Yamane, Niihame
POW#:
8785 and 1631
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

Sydney passed away aged 90, March 16 2006, at Mount Lawley, WA.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Hintok, 154k - Thailand
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
  • Nihama, Hiroshima #2-B- Japan
  • Yamane, Hiroshima #3-D - Japan
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