The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Breed
First Name:
Walter Edward
Nick Name:
Billy or Jeep
Rank:
Sergeant (Promoted 14.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX9229
Company:
'B' Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
15.01.1946
DOB:
25.06.1902
Place of Birth:
London, England
Father's Name:
Alfred Breed
Mothers's Name:
Agnes Breed
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmer
Singapore:
Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II, Chungkai, Nacompaton
POW#:
3/6014, 8762
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Perth by aircraft on 9.10.1945

General Description

Soldier missing in ation from 10/2/1942.  Known to have joined up with ‘A’ Company 2/4th MG Battalion and fought with this Company until Surrender on 15/2/1942.

Standing rear L-R William Charles Roberts died 16/8/1942, other two unknown. Sitting Front L-R A Brooker KIA, Walter Breed, John Waddell No 12 Platoon.
Standing rear L-R William Charles Roberts died 16/8/1942, other two unknown.
Sitting Front L-R A Brooker KIA, Walter Breed, John Waddell No 12 Platoon.

 

Walter Breed
Walter Breed

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
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