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.

‘Barney’ Doolan died 13 July 1999.

 

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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