The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Gordon Lawrence
- Nick Name:
- Regimental #:
- Headquarters Company, No. 2 Platoon Ack Ack
- Place of Birth:
- Bridgetown, Western Australia
- Father's Name:
- George Herbert Lynam
- Mothers's Name:
- Esme Beatrice Lynam
- Roman Catholic
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Butcher's Assistant
- Selarang Camp Changi
- A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
- Camps Thailand:
- Tamarkan, Non Pladuk, Bangkok (go-downs), Ubon
- Camps Burma:
- Victoria Point, Mergui, Tavoy, Moulmein, Kendau 4.8km, Thetkaw 14km, Meiloe 785km, Aungganaung 105km.
- Return Details 1945:
- Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Moreton Bay.
Trevor James, Jim Burns, Alf Worth, John Lane, Des Colevas, Bob Whitield, Joe Pearce (rear), Tom Pilmoor (front), Owen Morris, Jim Elliott, Ron Badock, Gordon Lynam.
When the railway was completed, Gordon was sent with Green Force south to Non Pladuk. He was then selected to work in Bangkok at the go-downs following which they travelled by train to Mekong River and travelled to Ubon from where he was recovered at the end of the war.
Gordon’s parents George Herbert Lynam married in 1915 Perth to Esme Beatrice White.
Gordon died in 2008 at Floreat aged 88 years. His wife Violet died in 2003 at Floreat aged 83 years.
Gordon and Violet Fyfe married in 1941 Perth.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Mergui (Myiek) Escape Road - Thailand
- Non Pladuk, 0k - Thailand
- Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
- Ubon - Thailand ***
- Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
- Kendau, Kandaw, 4 Kilo - Burma
- Meilo, 75 Kilo, 340k - Burma
- Tavoy (Dawei) - river port - Burma
- Bangkok - Thailand
- Victoria Point, Kawthoung - Burma. \'A\' Force, Green Force No. 3 Btn
- Thetkaw 14 Kilo - Burma