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Army Number: NX25744Image not available
First Names: Calvert James
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. William Robert SANDERSON
Date of Birth: 10/4/1919
Place of Birth: Boggabri, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 12/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Tamworth, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Pioneer Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: HQ
Platoon: 4, Carrier
Section: 4, Carrier No.12, Driver/Mechanic
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: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 132
Memorial: Gunnedah, NSW
Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Battalion on 22/11/1940; embarked for Singapore on 29/7/1941; admitted CRS, Batu Pahat (Dengue) on 31/10/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 13/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 1/12/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 26/12/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 3/1/1942; missing presumed dead MpD Singapore Island on 11/2/1942; in a group of 5 who left the Bn. position near Tyersall Palace after capitulation heading north in a carrier to shoot their way through the enemy lines - nothing further has ever been heard of them
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