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Army Number: NX24909Image not available
Surname: DU ROSS
First Names: Stanley Claude Melbourne
Known as: Frenchy
Rank: Sgt.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Emily DU ROSS
Date of Birth: 4/2/1917
Place of Birth: Manly, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 3/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Manly, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 4th Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: 3, Mortar
Section: B Section, Section Sgt.
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: 12/9/1944
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Panel 17
Information: Enlisted with Militia (269119), 17th Battalion at Manly on 16/2/1939; discharged on 3/6/1940; enlisted with AIF on 3/6/1940; ex "A" Force; 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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