The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Keirle
First Name:
Francis Herbert
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9915
Classification:
Signaller
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
11.12.1940
Discharged:
18.01.1946
DOB:
7.05.1909
Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Alfred Keirle
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Cartage Contractor
Singapore:
Selarang Camp & Barracks Changi, Sime Road Camp, X3 Party, Changi Road Camp
Force:
H' Force Thailand, 'H' Force Group No. 3
Camps Thailand:
Kanu II Malayan Hamlet (cholera, 20.6.1943) Kanu 1 River Camp (evacuated by barge, 11.9.1943) Kanchanaburi
POW#:
3/8404 & 15476
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sime Road Camp - Singapore
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Kanu 1 151.00k - Thailand
  • Kanu II, 152.30k - Thailand
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