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Army Number: NX40301Image not available
Surname: BUCKHAM
First Names: John Hope
Known as: Jack
Rank: Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mr. Alexander Hope BUCKHAM
Date of Birth: 27/12/1913
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 19/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Moree, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Tamworth, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/12/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Keppel Harbour; Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; Adam Road or Park; River
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 2
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 12/10/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A13.B.14
Memorial: Kogarah, NSW
Information: Detached to Ordnance M. Convoy on 11/3/1941; rejoined Unit on 12/3/1941; detached to F & M Course No. 28 on 5/4/1941; appointed A/L/Cpl on 29/5/1941; detached to Ordnance Workshops on 16/6/1941; rejoined unit on 14/7/1941; rejoined Unit on 19/4/1941; appointed Spec. Group II (Mechanic MT) confirmed on 7/10/1941; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Tamakan (Tropical Ulcers, Malnutrition), no date given; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 27/12/1915
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