The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Ecclestone
First Name:
Roy Elliott
Nick Name:
Slim
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16947
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
8.10.1941
Discharged:
11.03.1946
DOB:
2.02.1904
Place of Birth:
Donnybrook, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Ecclestone
Mothers's Name:
Ada Jane Grace Ecclestone
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Carpenter
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Nacompaton 30.8.45 to end of war to Bangkok
Camps Burma:
Reptu 30km Camp, Victoria Point, Tavoy, Thanbuyazat Hospital 18.12.1942 to 15.1.1943), Kendau, Thetkaw, Meiloe 75, Augganaug 105, Thanbuyazat, Reptu 30 (medical orderly) From Thetkaw to Tamakan 26.3.1943,
POW#:
3081
Return Details 1945:
Thailand‐Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, H.M. Hospital Ship Karoa

General Description

Roy Ecclestone was recovered from Bangkok at the end of the war.  He embarked on ‘Karoa’ 29 Oct 1945, disembarking Fremantle 7 November 1945.  He was admitted 110 (P) MH.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
  • Kendau, Kandaw, 4 Kilo - Burma
  • Meilo, 75 Kilo, 340k - Burma
  • Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma
  • Tavoy (Dawei) - river port - Burma
  • Thanbyuzayat, 415k - Burma
  • Bangkok - Thailand
  • Victoria Point, Kawthoung - Burma. \'A\' Force, Green Force No. 3 Btn
  • Thetkaw 14 Kilo - Burma
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