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Army Number: QX18378Image not available
Surname: McGRATH
First Names: Ernest John
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Ernest Andrew McGRATH
Date of Birth: 5/12/1917
Place of Birth: Lismore, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 8/7/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Wallangarra, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Warwick, QLD
Date taken on strength: 16/1/1942
Taken on strength at: Fort Rose Estate
Taken on strength from: 3rd Reinforcements, 2/26 Bn., GBD, Malaya
Ship to Singapore: Sibajak (HMT JJ)
Embarkation Date: 17/9/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: A 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 15
Information: Taken on strength with 2/30 Battalion on 16/1/1942; transferred to 2/26 Battalion on 6/2/1942; detached to "A" Force, embarked Singapore on 14/5/1942; 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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