The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Wilson
First Name:
James Graham
Nick Name:
Bluey
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX9394
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
11.08.1940
DOB:
4.04.1920
Place of Birth:
Wickepin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
George Edward Wilson
Mothers's Name:
Cora Wilson
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Law Student
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No 3 Battalion.
Camps Thailand:
131km, 133km, Kanchanaburi, Tamarkan, Bangkok
POW#:
1292
Return Details 1945:
Bangkok-Rangoon by aircraft, Rangoon-United Kingdom, HMT Orbita (disembarked 9/11/1945), United Kingdom‐Fremantle, HMT Stirling Castle (disembarked 16.2.1946).

General Description

Appointment terminated 15/3/1946.
Soldier wounded in action at Reformatory Road, Ulu Pandan on 12/2/1942. Officer received shrapnel wound to (mastoid area) neck. He was admitted to 2/13th Australian General Hospital on 12/2/1942 and discharged to unit on 21/2/1942.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Tonchan South, 131k - Thailand
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