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Army Number: NX26777Image not available
Surname: COLLETT
First Names: Arthur John
Known as: Artie
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Midred COLLETT
Date of Birth: 29/11/1919
Place of Birth: Armidale, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 20/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Hurstville, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 19th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 10
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
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Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 16/2/1942
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.D.14
Memorial: Hurstville, NSW
Information: Admitted to 2 BCD, Telok Paku, Singapore (Mumps) on 20/8/1941; discharged to Unit on 3/9/1941; admitted 2/4 CCS on 26/1/1942; transferred to 10 AGH on 27/1/1942; died of wounds DoW Cathay Building, Singapore on 16/2/1942, aged 22; see also: NX27464 - COLLETT, Frederick George, Pte. - 2/30 Bn (shot while POW at Muar on 3/2/1942, aged 21) and NX57550 - COLLETT, Robert Edward, Pte. - 3 Reserve Motor Transport Company (died of illness (Pneumonia) whilst POW on 18/2/1944, aged 25; buried at Tamarkan, Grave 11; reburied at Kanchanaburi on 23/1/1946, Grave 1.D.62)
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