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Army Number: NX31064Image not available
Surname: AMBROSE
First Names: Richard Robert James
Known as: Jimmy or Bluey
Rank: Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mr. Robert AMBROSE
Date of Birth: 1/6/1919
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 10/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Belmore, 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: B
Platoon: 12
Section: 8
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
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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: 17/1/1942
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 6.D.13
Memorial: Belmore North, NSW
Information: Killed in action KiA Fort Rose, 100 yards inside railway gates on 17/1/1942; left unburied, but recovered later and buried; son of NX31010 - Sgt. Robert (Lofty) AMBROSE; CWGC and DVA Nominal Roll show date of death as 15/1/1942
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