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Army Number: NX33604Image not available
First Names: Raymond Sydney Simons
Known as: Ray
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Hilton Simons MUSGRAVE
Date of Birth: 19/10/1918
Place of Birth: Mosman, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 26/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Chatswood, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 20th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: C
Platoon: 13
Section: Platoon HQ
Ship to Singapore: Sibajak (HMT JJ)
Embarkation Date: 17/9/1941
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 13
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 31/10/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A7.C.2
Memorial: Chatswood, NSW
Information: Sick leave from 21/7/1941; transferred to 5 Tng. Bn., Tamworth on 2/8/1941; embarked per Sibajak (HMT JJ) on 17/9/1941; disembarked Singapore on 5/10/1941 and marched into GBD, Malaya as 3rd Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn.; marched out to 2/30 Bn. on 14/11/1941; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Sonkurai 3 (Beri Beri, Dysentery) on 31/10/1943
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