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Army Number: NX2567Image not available
First Names: William Forbes
Known as: Bill
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Mary Madeline SCHUBERTH
Date of Birth: 27/9/1906
Place of Birth: Sunderland, ENGLAND
Date of Enlistment: 23/4/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Ballina, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 24/4/1941
Taken on strength at: Bathurst, NSW
Taken on strength from: General Details Depot, Sydney, NSW
Company: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: A Force (Ramsay Force)
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: 30/7/1942
Cemetery: Taukkyan (also Singapore Memorial)
Plot/Row/Grave: 7A.E.20-21 (also Singapore Memorial, Column 132)
Memorial: Ballina, NSW
Information: Admitted MDS, Kota Tinggi (headache and insomnia) on 6/11/1941; transfered to 2/4 CCS on 7/11/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 10/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 30/11/1941; transferred back to 10 AGH on 16/12/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 17/12/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 26/12/1941; detached to "A" Force, embarked overseas for unknown destination on 14/5/1942; executed Mergui, shot for alleged attempted escape
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