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Army Number: NX27155Image not available
First Names: Keith James
Known as:
Rank: Lieut.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Katherine Jane PRITCHARD
Date of Birth: 13/11/1910
Place of Birth: Baan Baa, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 18/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Baan Baa, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 13/1/1941
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Cavalry Training Squadron
Ship to Singapore: Served with 2/7 Battalion in New Guinea
Embarkation Date: 4/1/1943
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
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: 20/8/1943
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: P.C.8
Memorial: Boggabri, NSW
Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Battalion on 13/1/1941; transferred to 5 Training Battalion on 24/7/1941; transferred to 2 Aust. Inf. Bn. on 27/10/1942; embarked for New Guinea on 4/1/1943; taken on strength with 2/7 Battalion on 13/2/1943; died of wounds received in action on 20/8/1943; buried at Euliap Creek on 20/8/1943; reburied at Salamaua War Cemetery Grave B.C.6 on 23/2/1944; reburied at Lae War Cemetery, Grave P.C.8 on 18/1/1946
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