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Army Number: NX25556Image not available
Surname: BLAND
First Names: Jack Robert
Known as: Kiwi
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Charles Frederick BLAND
Date of Birth: 8/3/1914
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 11/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Rose Bay, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Pioneer Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 11
Section: 6
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: 3/2/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 131
Memorial: Rose Bay, NSW
Information: Shot while POW Muar on 3/2/1942; shot at Muar in Sultans Residence graden, unburied, reported by NX55521 Pte. Terry TREVOR; body never recovered, commemorated on Singapore Memorial; DVA Nominal Roll shows date of birth as 8/3/1914
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