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Army Number: NX42596 (NX37812)Image not available
Surname: GOLDING (Rash)
First Names: Josiah Buddy (Joshua Golding)
Known as: Buddy
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Jane PORTER
Date of Birth: 10/10/1918
Place of Birth: St. Peters, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 12/8/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Cooks Hill, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/1/1942
Taken on strength at: Yong Peng
Taken on strength from: 3rd Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn., GBD, Malaya
Company: D
Platoon: 18
Ship to Singapore: Sibajak (HMT JJ)
Embarkation Date: 17/9/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Keppel Harbour; Great World; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 8
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 3/6/1943
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 132
Memorial: Kogarah, NSW
Information: Taken on strength ex 3rd Reinforcements, GBD, Malaya on 22/1/1942 (also listed in Battalion records as 16/1/1942 at Fort Rose Estate); entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; reported missing believed deceased whilst POW at Shimo Sonkurai on 3/6/1943; attempted escape MpD, Sonkurai 1 on 3/6/1943; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 10/10/1919 and Service Number as NX42596 (NX37812); enlisted twice under 2 Army numbers; officially assumed name of Joshua Golding RASH by Statutory Declaration, with effect from 27/5/1946; National Archives Service Records: B883 NX42596 and B883 NX37812
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