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Army Number: NX29656Image not available
Surname: RUSSELL
First Names: Harold Edward
Known as:
Rank: Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mr. Harold Leslie RUSSELL
Date of Birth: 17/9/1918
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 10/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Canterbury, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 20th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 12
Section: 8
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: H Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : H Force
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 20/6/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.L.13
Memorial: Sydney, NSW
Information: Admitted CDS, Batu Pahat (injury to right shoulder) on 16/10/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 16/10/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 27/10/1941; discharged to GBD on 20/11/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 5/12/1941; admitted AGH (malaria) on 7/2/1943; discharged to Unit on 18/2/1943; admitted AGH (appendicitis) on 20/2/1943; discharged to Unit on 3/3/1943; admitted AGH (dysentry) on 23/3/1943; discharged to Unit on 30/3/1943; entrained with "H" Force on 8/5/1943; died of illness Doi Kanu 2 (Dysentery), (shown as Cholera on Service Record), on 20/6/1943
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