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A Company Soccer Team

Derek has sent me a copy of a photo of "A" Company Soccer Team, half of whom, he says, probably kicked a soccer ball the first time in their lives in those matches and, sadly, some have died, Jack Salisbury, 1970, Harry Dorse (Burma Hospital "F" Force).

"A" Company Soccer Team, Batu Pahat, 1941.

Front (L to R): C. Gilmore, Jimmy Angus, Jack Salisbury, Ross Madden.
Middle (L to R): W.W. Keighley, Tommy Howard, Derek Smith.
Back (L to R): Clarrie Burgess, Stuart Robertson, "Doc" Wilson, Harry J. Dorse.

A Company soccer team at Batu Pahat, 1941.

Left to right:
Back row:
1) NX29821 - BURGESS, Clarence John (Clarrie), L/Cpl. - A Coy. 7 Platoon
2) NX34400 - ROBERTSON, Stuart Wilkinson, Sgt. - A Coy. 8 Platoon, MiD
3) NX27550 - WILSON, David Royce (Doc), A/Cpl. - A Coy. 9 Platoon
4) NX21813 - DORSE, Harold James, Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon. Doi Tanbaya (Dysentery, Beri Beri)

Middle row:
1) NX37603 - KEIGHLEY, William Walter, Pte. - A Coy. 7 Platoon. Doi Sonkurai 1 (Cholera)
2) NX46352 - HOWARD (McFarlane), Thomas (Thomas Watson) (Tom), Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon
3) NX34082 - SMITH, Derek John (Joe/Smiler), Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon

Front row:
1) NX37639 - GILMORE (Page), Charles (Herbert J.C.), Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon. Repatriated 10/02/1942 R/E RAAF
2) NX26723 - ANGUS, James Corbett (Jim), Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon. Ex 27 Bde 2/9/1941
3) NX53054 - SALISBURY, John Edward (Jack), L/Cpl. - A Coy. 7 Platoon
4) NX51313 - MADDEN, James Ross Harrington (Ross), Pte. - A Coy. 8 Platoon

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