The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Regimental #:
- Place of Birth:
Fremantle, Western Australia
- Father's Name:
- Mothers's Name:
Church of England
- Pre-war Occupation:
Selarang Camp & Barracks Changi, Sime Road Camp, X3 Party, Changi Road Camp
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
3/8404 & 15476
- Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Darwin-Sydney HMT Arawa, Sydney-Melbourne by troop train, Melbourne-Fremantle, HMT Strathmore.
Keirle was sent to work on Burma-Thai Railway with ‘H’ Force.
Keirle was one of the lucky few – he contracted cholera 20 June 1943 whilst at Malayan Hamlet Camp and survived. He was evacuated by barge 11 Sept 1943 to Kanu I River Camp prior to returning to Kanchanaburi and then onto Singapore.
In Singapore Keirle was accommodated at Sime Road Road Camp – sent on a work party X3 in 1945 before returning to Changi which was by this time extremely overcrowded. Please read about X 3 Party.
- 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