The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Lush
First Name:
Christopher Robert
Nick Name:
Bob
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9146
Company:
'C' Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
14.12.1945
DOB:
20.01.1922
Place of Birth:
Carlisle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Christopher Lush
Mothers's Name:
Annie Lush
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Apprentice Carpenter
Singapore:
Selerang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Sime Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi, Kranji Camp Woodlands, Changi Gaol Camp
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train,Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

This soldier suffered from asthma and was sent to Kranji Camp Woodlands.
For this reason both he and Private M.W. Hortin were not sent away from Singapore.

View Peter Winstanley’s video interview of Christopher Lush WX9146.

Christopher ‘BoB’ Lush married in 1949 to Alice M Holst.

He received an O.B.E. 20 January 2002 – celebrating during at luncheon at the Wings Restaurant – Airforce Memorial Estate at Bullcreek with his wife, relatives, 2/4th mates, friends from far and wide and two grandchildren who sang Happy Birthday.  His birthday was 14 December.

 

 

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Kranji Camp Woodlands - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
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