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Army Number: NX28821Image not available
Surname: RUSSELL
First Names: Eric Stuart
Known as:
Rank: Sgt.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Marion RUSSELL
Date of Birth: 9/2/1912
Place of Birth: St. Kilda, VIC
Date of Enlistment: 6/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Kurraba Point
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 23/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Pioneer Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: D
Platoon: 16
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 11/2/1942
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: Special Memorial 28.B.13
Memorial: Chatswood, NSW
Information: Admitted CRS, Batu Pahat (arthritis left knee) on 6/11/1941; discharged to Unit on 25/11/1941; marched out to Reinforcements, GBD, Malaya on 25/11/1941 and detached for Guard Duty, Batu Pahat; marched in to GBD and posted to Reinforcements on 7/1/1942; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 22/1/1942; killed in action KiA Mandai Rd. on 11/2/1942; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 9/2/1913
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