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Army Number: NX47270Image not available
Surname: McGLINCHY
First Names: Eric Gordon
Known as: Bob
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. James McGLINCHY
Date of Birth: 27/11/1913
Place of Birth: Manilla, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 27/8/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Merriwa, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: D
Platoon: 17
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
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: 24/1/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 132
Memorial: Merriwa, NSW
Information: Admitted to 2 BCD (Mumps) on 18/8/1941; discharged to Unit on 1/9/1941; detached for guard duties at Batu Pahat on 7/12/1941; marched in to GBD, Malaya ex guard duties at Segamat on 6/1/1942 and posted to Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn; killed in action KiA Yong Peng on 24/1/1942
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