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Army Number: NX10272Image not available
Surname: CAREY
First Names: Phillip Francis
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Joan CAREY
Date of Birth: 19/2/1918
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 12/5/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Randwick, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 15/7/1941
Taken on strength at: Bathurst, NSW
Taken on strength from: 9th Pioneer Training Battalion, Dubbo, NSW
Company: HQ
Platoon: 3, Mortar
Section: C Section, No.5 Detachment, No.3
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: A Force (Ramsay 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: 21/1/1944
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.E.57
Memorial: Randwick, NSW and Sydney Town Hall
Information: 1st Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn; admitted 10 AGH (Malaria) on 1/2/1942; rejoined Unit on 20/2/1942; detached to "A" Force on 14/5/1942; died of illness (Doi) Tamakan (Dysentery and Malaria) on 21/1/1944; reburied at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery on 24/1/1946
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