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Army Number: NX34579Image not available
Surname: CAREW
First Names: Joseph James
Known as: Joe
Rank: L/Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Ida CAREW
Date of Birth: 22/2/1905
Place of Birth: Canterbury, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 18/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Panania, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 18th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: BHQ
Platoon: Pay Clerk
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 7
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 1/10/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A10.G.5
Memorial: Bankstown, NSW
Information: Admitted 2/4 CCS on 5/2/1942; transferred to 10 AGH on 6/2/1942; rejoined 2/30 Bn. on 16/2/1942; entrained "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Sonkurai 3 (Cardiac Beri Beri) on 1/10/1943
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