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Army Number: NX27444Image not available
Surname: GOTTAAS
First Names: Eric Lesmond
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Oscar Frederick GOTTAAS
Date of Birth: 11/12/1919
Place of Birth: Bemboka, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 20/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Bemboka, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Pioneer Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 12
Section: 9
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 8
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 18/10/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A13.C.5, Collective Grave
Information: Wounded in action WiA Gemas; admitted to 2/4 CCS (shrapnel wound hands, left eyebrow, left middle finger) on 16/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 17/1/1942; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 22/1/1942; rejoined Unit on 2/2/1942; admitted to 13 AGH on 10/2/1942; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 11/2/1942; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 12/2/1942; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Sonkurai 3 (Dysentery) on 18/10/1943; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 11/2/1919
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