The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Newton
First Name:
Alfred
Nick Name:
Alf
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9207
Classification:
Cook
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
2.05.1946
DOB:
13.10.1905
Place of Birth:
Hyson Green, Nottingham, England
Father's Name:
Alfred Newton
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi;
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, T Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Non Pladuk, Kanchanaburi, Bangkok (go-downs)
POW#:
4 /12648
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft. No other details are known.

General Description

It is believed soldier was part of Capt. Harris Party.

Read further about Harris Party.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Saigon - French Indo China
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