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Army Number: NX29716Image not available
Surname: BLACKER
First Names: Cecil Reginald
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Thomas James BLACKER
Date of Birth: 24/12/1904
Place of Birth: Tighes Hill, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 10/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Tighes Hill, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 29/7/1941
Taken on strength at: Sydney, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn., Sydney, NSW (ex 8th Infantry Training Battalion, Dubbo)
Company: C
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; Changi
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: 12/6/1945
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 3.D.3
Information: Admitted to Serangoon Hospital, 24/8/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya, 22/9/1941; rejoined Unit at Batu Pahat, 17/10/1941 ex Reinforcements, GBD, Malaya; admitted 2/4 CCS on 21/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 22/1/1942; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 1/2/1942; rejoined 2/30 on 5/2/1942; admitted Convalescent Depot on 19/1/1943; remained in Changi and died of illness (Doi) Changi (Malnutrition, Beri Beri, Cardiac Failure), 12/6/1945; DVA Nominal Roll shows date of birth as 24/12/1905
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