To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

Singapore

Blakang Mati Camp

GBM-POW-GALLIP-101598658-00110

Just after capitulation R.J.Young failed in escape bid from Blakang Mati

 

Between March and May 1942 officers were moved to Blakang Mati Island.

British CO Major W. Smith (FMSVF) 

CO Major Douglas Oakley 2/8 Battalion (Australian Forces)

Medical Officers; Captain J. Mitchell (FMSVF) and Captain Horace Tucker (Australian Forces)

 

More PoWs were transferred from Changi to Blakang Mati 5/11/1943 - 22/8/1945, camp Leader Major D Oakey A.I.F

 

Blakang Island had over 1000 PoWs, 250 of these were Australians. The barracks and hygiene were good but the men were doing heavy work handling bombs, petrel and oil for the Japanese air force.

 

Camp Roll

The below roll will be added to as more names are found

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Name

Service/No

Rank

Aberdein,William

13015

Private

Abernethy, Andrew W G

13145

Lance Corporal

Alexander, David

11819

Corporal

Ambrose, Arnold

5832438

Private

Anderson, James

13245

Sergeant

Anderson, William

5806

Sergeant

Bailward, Jas. Tennan

13856

Private

Barker, John Edward

13154

Gunner

Barton, R

3854765

Private

Bayne, James

13460

Sapper

Bennett J.

 

Private

Biggar, Thomas

T/190003

Driver

Bines, Jas. Andrew

13626

Lance Corporal

Boan, George Phillip

 

Sapper

Boness, Ronald Charles

5948591

Corporal

Broom, Robert Roy

13174

Sergeant

Brotherhood, Denis

1889065

Corporal

Brown, Joseph Harry

4978389

Sergeant

Burke, Peter Jas.

7982

Sergeant

Cameron, Matthew

13394

Corporal

Clarke, Harry Clarkson

7231

Lance Corporal

Coleman, George Peter

13794

Corporal

Cook, William

5813169

Private

Cooper, Ed. Jas.

 

Lance Corporal

Cox, Reginald John

1100248

Gunner

Coyle, Patrick

5832347

Private

Critchley, Walter Thomas

3531866

Private

Crowe, J H

 

Private

Day, William Leeson

1004

Private

Dineen, Thomas Alfred

13589

Sergeant

Dorrington, Alexander Walter

5828662

Driver

Duffy, T

3528608

Private

Dunstant, Arthur Stanley

13475

Private

Dyer, Charles

6916330

Private

Earle, Timothy

 

Private

Eastman, Leslie Haddon

7352

Colour Sergeant Major

Farrall, Charles William

7868

Private

Fitzpatrick, Egbert Ronald

18731

Sergeant

French, George Arthur

5830595

Private

Gerrie, James Skene

7952

Private

Glass, Neil McKenzie

7268

RQMS

Goodrich, Leonard Arthur

5832614

Private

Gunning, R.

6026701

Private

Hannay, William

13942

CQMS

Harton, James Dennis

5636

Private

Herbert, Percy

1105646

Private

Hetherington, William Patrick

13927

Private

Hickinbottom, Frederick Albert

4805259

Private

Higginbottom, Walter William

11056653

Private

Hill, Herbert Victor

S/5780657

Private

Hocking, Harold

7475

Private

Holt, Fred.

T/144741

Driver

Howell, Fred.

2077823

Sapper

Mathews, David Rainnie

7541

Captain

Medcalf, Charles

5828475

Private

Meredith, David

3534724

Private

Metherell, William Reginald

7457

Lance Corporal

Michie, Charles Edward

13213

Lance Corporal

Miles, George Arnold

7942

Private

Minton, G.C.

 

Sapper

Mitchell, James Frederick

7821

Captain

Moden, Albert Edward

5780577

Private

Moffat, William

2582072

Signalman

Morley, W

3855436

Private

Morris, John Edward

 

Driver

Mumford, D H

6019255

Private

Mumford. George

6020660

Private

Munnings, John

145198

Lieutenant

Neild, William

3527314

Private

Panton, Cecil

 

Lieutenant

Peflett, Robert Delmont

 

Captain

Pinkett, J H (Stet)

4538239

Private

Quemby, Bert

5834763

Private

Roskilly, Charles Rowland

T/211090

Driver

Scate, George

4691075

Private

Smith, J E

 

Private

Smith, Sidney

 

Gunner

Smith, Sydney

 

Gunner

Suanders, Kenley Fred

 

Chaplain

Taylor, Harold

33866995

Corporal

Thomson, Ernest John

1087710

Gunner

Topfer, Neville B

 

Captain

Tucker, H F

 

Captain

Ussher, Clifford E

 

Chaplain

Wilmhurst, Walter F

 

Lieutenant

Worthington, E

5780577

Private

 

 

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