Cemetery plot location: C-04-03

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Classification: Internee
Identification number: CJ 22637
Surname: UEHARA
Other names: Kame
Plate name: UEHARA, KAME
AKA (Also Known As): None
Name in kanji: 上原 亀
Grave location: C-04-03
Date of birth: 1874
Place of birth: Okinawa-ken, Japan
Private address:

Vallee de Tir, New Caledonia

Business address:

Not recorded

Military rank: Not recorded
Unit regimental number: Not recorded
Date of capture: 1942-03-11
Place of capture: Vallee de Tri, New Caledonia
Reason for internment: Enemy alien
Camp interned: Hay
Date interned: 1942-06-07
Health condition on arrival: Not recorded
Trade or occupation: Farmer
Length of residence in Australia: Not recorded
Date of entry: 1942-06-03
Port of disembarkation: Brisbane, Queensland
Ship: Cremer
Personal effects:


Religion: Buddhist
Nationality: Japanese
Marital status: Married with 1 son
Next of kin: Kamado UEHARA
Address of next of kin: Oroku-mura, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa-ken, Japan
Relationship to next of kin: Wife
Father’s name: Kamado UEHARA (Deceased)
Father’s occupation: Not recorded
Mother’s maiden name: Ushi (Maiden name unknown, deceased)
Identification: 4'11", 8 & 1/2 stone, dark complexion, grey hair, brown eyes
Movement report:

After having been transferred from New Caledonia, UEHARA was sent to Hay via Gaythorne on 8 June 1942, and admitted to the 113 Australian General Hospital on the same day. He was transferred to the 114 Australian General Hospital in Goulburn on 4 January 1943.

Cause of death: Carcinoma (cancer) of maxilla and syphilis
Date of death: 1943-07-28
Cremation or burial: Burial
Date of burial: 1943-07-29
Place of first burial: Goulburn
Extra information:

UEHARA has nominated his wife Kamado UEHARA has his next of kin. Kamado UEHARA is also nominated as next of kin and cousin of Kame URASAKI (ID no. CJ22453).

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