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Army Number: QX17987Image not available
Surname: SORBY
First Names: William Thomas
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Elizabeth Agnes SORBY
Date of Birth: 2/2/1911
Place of Birth: London, ENGLAND
Date of Enlistment: 23/1/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Highgate Hill, QLD
Place of Enlistment: Brisbane, QLD
Date taken on strength: 16/1/1942
Taken on strength at: Fort Rose Estate
Taken on strength from: Reinforcements, 2/26 Bn., GBD, Malaya
Company:
Platoon:
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Marnix van St. Aldegonde (HMT EE)
Embarkation Date: 30/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: B 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: 20/1/1945
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Panel 15
Memorial:
Information: Taken on strength with 2/26 Battalion on 19/2/1941; embarked for Singapore on 30/7/1941; admitted to 10 AGH on 12/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 17/12/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 15/1/1942; taken on strength with 2/30 Battalion on 16/1/1942; taken on strength with 2/26 Battalion on 2/2/1942; became Prisoner of War on 15/2/1942; embarked with "B" Force on 8/7/1942; died whilst POW on 20/1/1945
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