The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Jackson
First Name:
Huia Albert
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8750
Classification:
Motorcycle Orderly
Company:
'B' Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
Discharged:
3.04.1946
DOB:
18.05.1905
Place of Birth:
Foxton, New Zealand
Father's Name:
Albert Jackson
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Jackson
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Braceman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi, Garden Control Party; A.G.H. Roberts Barracks Changi; X10 Party; Changi Gaol Party
Return Details 1945:
Singapore‐Darwin-Melboume, 1st Netherlands Military Hospital Ship Oranje

General Description

Jackson remained at Singapore assigned to Garden Party.

He was recovered from Changi on 4th September 1945.

Jackson had four brothers – two died in Western Australia and two died in New Zealand.  His father Albert Jackson died in 1956 Pemberton and his mother Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Jackson (nee Gray) died in Perth 1958.
He died in 2002 aged 96 years and was buried Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.
Huia Albert Jackson it seems returned to New Zealand soon after the war ended.  He had worked at Norseman from 1937 until his enlistment in 1940.  In 1936 he was recorded residing in New Zealand.

Camp Locations:

  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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