The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Yeates
First Name:
Jack Leonard
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9003
Company:
‘A’ Company
Discharged:
25.11.1946
DOB:
27.02.1905
Place of Birth:
Adelaide, South Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Stationhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, Thompson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp), Changi Gaol Camp, Kranji Camp Woodlands.
POW#:
1/ 12405
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Labuan, 2/ 1st H.M. Australian Hospital Ship Manunda, Labuan-Morotai by aircraft, Morotai-Melbourne-Perth by aircraft.

General Description

Soldier was shell shocked at Ulu Pandan 12/2/1942. Two toes on right foot were amputated in 1944 due to tropical ulcers.

 

The February 1974 edition of ‘Barb Wire & Bamboo’ POW Magazine reported Jack was in Hollywood Hospital.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Kranji Camp Woodlands - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Thomson Road (Caldecot Hill Estate Camp) - Singapore
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