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Army Number: NX30509Image not available
First Names: Roy Leonard
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Edith Jean Edith SWADLING
Date of Birth: 11/5/1919
Place of Birth: Coffs Harbour
Date of Enlistment: 12/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Dundurrabin, 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
Ship to Singapore: Sibajak (HMT JJ)
Embarkation Date: 17/9/1941
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: 10/2/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 133
Information: Admitted CDS, Bathurst (shock) on 17/5/1941; admitted CDS, Bathurst (mumps) on 10/7/1941; rejoined 2/30 on 18/7/1941; transferred to General Details Depot, Sydney on 4/8/1941; transferred to 5 ITB, Tamworth on 6/8/1941; sailed for Singapore per Sibajak on 17/9/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn ex Reinforcements, GBD Malaya on 14/11/1941; missing presumed dead MpD Singapore Island on 10/2/1942; 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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