The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Meiklejohn
First Name:
John Thompson
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX9393
Company:
‘D’ Company
Enlisted:
16.11.1940
DOB:
17.05.1919
Place of Birth:
Katanning, Western Australia
Father's Name:
John Meiklejohn
Mothers's Name:
Lilian Grace Meiklejohn
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Warehouseman
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 22.
Cause of Death:
Missing believed killed in action
Place of Death:
West coast of Singapore
Date of Death:
8.02.1942

General Description

J Meiklejohn just about staggering under his load, Terowie Oct 1941
John Meiklejohn just about staggering under his load, Terowie Oct 1941

 

Wounded in the chest whilst in action on the west coast of Singapore. This Officer was last seen firing his revolver at a Japanese Corporal whilst fighting his way out from the coast. Officer was in the company of several men from his No. 15 Platoon, including Sergeant Solly.

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