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Army Number: NX59645Image not available
Surname: DONOVAN
First Names: John Sydney
Known as: Jack
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Florence Emma DONOVAN
Date of Birth: 4/12/1915
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 19/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Gladesville, 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: 11
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 5
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 7/2/1944
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 2.B.19
Memorial: Sydney, NSW
Information: Admitted to 2/4 CCS (blistered feet) on 21/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 22/1/1942; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 24/1/1942; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 30/1/1942; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 5/2/1942; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness (Doi) AGH Changi (Dysentery, Malaria, Toxaema) on 7/2/1944; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 4/2/1915
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