The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Doolan
First Name:
Bernard Patrick
Nick Name:
Barney
Rank:
Sergeant
Regimental #:
WX9391
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
21.11.1940
Discharged:
18.01.1946
DOB:
7.05.1910
Place of Birth:
Geraldton, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Patrick Doolan
Mothers's Name:
Nellie Doolan
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Chungkai, Non Pladuk, Kachu Mountain Camp, Petchaburi, Nacompaton, Nakom Nayok.
POW#:
2668
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle HMT Circassia

General Description

 

Back row L-R E. Preedy, J. Heffernan, J. Holt, Bluey Smith, Lin Powell, R Kelt, 2nd row - Tom Firns, H. Elkins,Scotty McEwan, Front row - Darkie Rennie, Unknown, R Newling, J. Quinn, Barney Doolan
Back row L-R E. Preedy, J. Heffernan, J. Holt, Bluey Smith, Lin Powell, R Kelt, 2nd row – Tom Firns, H. Elkins,Scotty McEwan, Front row – Darkie Rennie, Unknown, R Newling, J. Quinn, Barney Doolan

 

Selected with ‘A’ Force to work on the Burma end of the Railway, Bernie Doolan with at the following Camps:

Victoria Point

Tavoy

Moulmein

Kanchanaburi

Tamarkan

Chungkai.

Non Pladuk

Petchaburi

Nacompaton

Nakom Nayok

He was recovered from Kachu Mountain Camp at war’s end.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Nakom Nayok, Nakhon Nayok - Thailand
  • Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
  • Petchaburi - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Kachau Mountain Camp - Thailand
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