The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Viney
First Name:
Selwyn Desmond
Rank:
Sergeant
Regimental #:
WX9372
Classification:
Clerk
Company:
Battalion Headquarters
Enlisted:
8.11.1940
Discharged:
29.11.1945
DOB:
8.05.1915
Place of Birth:
Launceston, Tasmania
Father's Name:
Roy Ulverston Viney
Mothers's Name:
Minnie Kathleen Victoria Viney
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Clerk
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi, Changi Gaol Camp.
POW#:
1/9575
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney, HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action on 14/2/1942. Evacuated to the 2/10th Australian General Hospital with a perforated shrapnel wound to his left hip. Transferred to No. 2 Convalescent Depot ex-A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi on 9/8/1942.

 

Height 5′ 9″

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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