The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Whitelaw
First Name:
Robert Gregson
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9076
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
25.10.1940
Discharged:
14.03.1946
DOB:
10.09.1902
Place of Birth:
Saltcoats, Scotland
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Whitelaw
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Tractor Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Tamarkan (hospital 16.7.1943-24.11.1943), Chingkai (24.11.1943-7.4.1944), Rashin Maru Party
Camps Japan:
Ohama Camp 9B
POW#:
4/6799, 8862 & 419
Return Details 1945:
Wakayama‐Okinawa, USS Consolation, Okinawa-Manila, USS Haskell, Manila-Sydney, HMS Speaker, Sydney-Fremantle, HMT Dominion Monarch.

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Ohama, Hiroshima #9-B - Japan ***
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