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Army Number: NX45789Image not available
Surname: McGRATH
First Names: James Milton
Known as: Jim
Rank: L/Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Kathleen McGRATH
Date of Birth: 11/7/1916
Place of Birth: West Wallsend, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 27/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Georgetown, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 23/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: 2, A/A
Section:
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
Memorial:
Information: 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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