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Army Number: NX72410Image not available
Surname: ROLFE
First Names: Sydney Bernard
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Marie Elaine ROLFE
Date of Birth: 12/7/1912
Place of Birth: Rosenthal, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 31/3/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Bondi Junction, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 0/0/0000
Taken on strength at: Not taken on strength
Taken on strength from:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: A Force (Kerr/Anderson Force)
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: 12/9/1944
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Panel 17
Information: Marched out to 9 Supply Personnel Company at Singapore on 9/10/1941; previously reported missing, now reported POW interned Thailand Camp on 4/5/1943; ex "A" Force; sent from Thailand to Japan after Railway completed; on board Rakuyo Maru (see pg 172, "Heroes at Sea") when torpedoed and sunk by US submarine on 12/9/1944; AWM POW database and CWGC show Unit as 2/30 Bn; DVA Nominal Roll shows posting on death as 9 Supply Personnel Company
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