The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Matheson
First Name:
Donald Angus
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9296
Classification:
Driver
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
DOB:
27.02.1908
Place of Birth:
Rogart, Scotland
Father's Name:
William Matheson
Mothers's Name:
Esther Matheson
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Memorial:
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Plot A3, Row B, Grave 3, Age 36.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
POW#:
3078
Cause of Death:
Cardiac Beri-Beri
Place of Death:
Aungganaung 105km Camp
Date of Death:
10.03.1944
Buried:
Grave No. 120, Aungganaung

General Description

For this soldier to have died at Aungganaung in March 1944 it is probable that he was attached to Williams Force.

 

He was husband to Gladys May Matheson (nee Morgan) of South Perth.  They had married in 1940.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
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