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Army Number: NX54739Image not available
Surname: TAPP
First Names: David Slader
Known as: Dave
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. William Charles TAPP
Date of Birth: 11/5/1908
Place of Birth: Tenterfield, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 26/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Boggabri, 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: 3, Mortar
Section: B Section, No.3 Detachment, No.1
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 18
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 22/12/1943
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 2.C.8
Memorial: Tamworth, NSW and Gunnedah, NSW
Information: Died of illness Doi Changi (Emphysema, Pneumonia, Chronic Bronchitis) on 22/12/1943
Photos (if available): Photos

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