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Army Number: QX23345Image not available
Surname: SIMPSON
First Names: Thomas
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Thomas SIMPSON
Date of Birth: 11/5/1917
Place of Birth: Gayndah, QLD
Date of Enlistment: 22/10/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Nundabbera, QLD
Place of Enlistment: Maryborough, QLD
Date taken on strength: 2/2/1942
Taken on strength at: Causeway
Taken on strength from: Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn., GBD, Malaya
Company: A
Platoon: 8
Ship to Singapore: Aquitania (MS2)
Embarkation Date: 10/1/1942
Singapore Work Parties: Keppel Harbour; Great World; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : did not travel with 2/30
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 29/9/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A5.G.20
Memorial: Proston, QLD
Information: Taken on strength 2/2/1942 ex 2/26 Bn; to 2/26 Bn 3/2/1943, entrained with "F" Force on 21/4/1943; died of illness (Doi) Sonkurai 3 (Cardiac Beri Beri) on 29/9/1943; buried Kami Sonkurai, Grave 176; DVA Nominal Roll shows Unit on death as 2/30 Bn
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