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Army Number: QX20007 (QX4625, QX481)Image not available
Surname: CLARRIS
First Names: Arthur Robert George
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Beatrice May CLARRIS
Date of Birth: 17/7/1921
Place of Birth: Caboolture, QLD
Date of Enlistment: 30/6/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Paddington, QLD
Place of Enlistment: Brisbane, QLD
Date taken on strength: 0/0/0000
Taken on strength at:
Taken on strength from:
Ship to Singapore: Aquitania (MS2) (to Fremantle), Marella (to Batavia)
Embarkation Date: 10/1/1942
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: Ex Java (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: Enlisted as QX4625 on 3/11/1939; discharged under age on 20/12/1939; re-enlisted as QX481 on 4/3/1940; discharged on 18/7/1940; re-enlisted as QX20007 on 30/6/1941; 4/5/6 Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn.; embarked per Aquitania in Sydney on 10/1/1942; AWOL in Fremantle and embarked Marella on 30/1/1942 for Singapore; disembarked in Java and became POW; later transferred to Burma; sent from Thailand to Japan after Railway completed; on board Rakuyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk by US submarine on 12/9/1944
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