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Army Number: NX26979Image not available
Surname: SMITH
First Names: Adam Oliver
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Margaret Edith Jane SMITH
Date of Birth: 2/11/1900
Place of Birth: Wyndham, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 21/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Guildford, 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: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
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: 7/8/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.P.28-29, Collective Grave
Memorial: Guildford, NSW
Information: Admitted to MDS, Serangoon on 13/9/1941; rejoined Unit on 17/9/1941; admitted to Camp Hospital, Batu Pahat on 27/9/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 28/9/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 24/10/1941; re-admitted to 10 AGH (asthma) on 14/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 28/11/1941; transferred to Convalescent Depot for duty on 2/1/1942; remained with Convalescent Depot before action and as POW; entrained with "H" Force on 8/5/1943; died of illness Doi Malaya Hamlet (Dysentery, Malaria) on 7/8/1943
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