The Soldier's Details

Surname:
McGhee
First Name:
Alfred Joseph
Nick Name:
Tubby
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9145
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
18.04.1946
DOB:
1.10.1906
Place of Birth:
Boulder, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William James McGhee
Mothers's Name:
Isabella Jane McGhee
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Lift Operator at Boans Pty Ltd
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km (July-October 1943, Evacuated with tropical ulcers on 6.11.1943)
POW#:
1494
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa.

General Description

Murray L Raynor L Hughes R McDonald C McGhee A, Noalunga Beach SA
Murray L Raynor L Hughes R McDonald C McGhee A, Noalunga Beach SA

Soldier evacuated to 2/9th Field Ambulance suffering from exhaustion. Transferred to 2/13th Australian General Hospital at Roberts Barracks Changi on 10/3/1942.
Soldier’s right leg was amputated above the knee due to tropical ulcers on 4/1/1944. Evacuated to Tamarkan Hospital and discharged on 27/4/1944. Soldier was then moved to Bangkok in April 1944 and was recovered at Nacompaton at the end of August 1945.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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