The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Gamble
First Name:
Arthur Raymond
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9132
Classification:
Despatch Rider
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
13.12.1945
DOB:
25.10.1918
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Robert Gamble
Mothers's Name:
Winifred Myrtle Gamble
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; Johore Baru; Adam Park; Sime Road Camp (quarry at Bukit Timah); Selarang Barracks Changi (Garden Control Party); Sime Road Camp (transferred to hospital at Changi Gaol Camp; Levelling Party Changi Aerodrome; P Party (Johore Bahru)
Force:
‘H’ Force Thailand, "H" Force Group No. 3
Camps Thailand:
Camps Thailand Kanu II Malayan Hamlet, Kanu IlIa Kanu I River Camp; Kanchanaburi (evacuated sick by barge with cholera 26.6.1943-11.9.1943)
POW#:
01/01/7767
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa; Sydney-Melbourne by troop train; Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore

General Description

Follow the link below to view Peter Winstanley’s video of interview of Arthur Gamble, WX9132.

 

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