Bill Ennis - Burma-Thailand Railway

Running time
1 min 36 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


We marched at night. Japs were scared of tigers, so they mingled with the POWs. That took about 10 days I think, and that was a bit horrendous. You know, wet weather and yeah. Not good.

Well the ... the rail link was made up there, virtually between Burma and Thailand. And ... I don't know what the heck happened. But I know the walk was not, you know, not very nice. Quite horrendous really. And a lot of them dropped out of the, in various camps along the way. There were various camps along the way.

I think we took about 10 nights to do this thing. The battalion was broken up into about three or four sections and they were interspersed along the line, along the railway.

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