The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Popham
First Name:
Edward Charles Steven
Nick Name:
Ted
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9263
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
9.01.1946
DOB:
25.11.1901
Place of Birth:
London, England
Father's Name:
Edward James Stanford Popham
Mothers's Name:
Sophia Ellen Popham
Religion:
Baptist
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi; A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi (8.3.1942, typhus); Serangoon Road Camp, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘D’ Force Thailand, S Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Chungkai, Bangkok
POW#:
4/ 6517 and 8833
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft; Singapore- Darwin-Perth, PBY Catalina aircraft; Admitted to 110(P)MH on 18.10.1945 with Beri Beri

General Description

A Coy H'qtrs - standing Alex Hack, Kneeling Back - Ted Popham, Front L-R L Cpl F Anderson, Pte Cyril Fogarty, Pte Shorty Barnes, Boomer Symmons. Breakfast time on march to Waterfall Gully
A Coy H’qtrs – standing Alex Hack, Kneeling Back – Ted Popham, Front L-R L Cpl F Anderson, Pte Cyril Fogarty, Pte Shorty Barnes, Boomer Symmons. Breakfast time on march to Waterfall Gully
Popham Ted with son Edward
Popham Ted with son Edward, 4 years

Camp Locations:

  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Serangoon Road Camp - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
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