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Army Number: NX41394Image not available
Surname: PARSONS
First Names: John Thomas
Known as: Jack
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Annie Marai PARSONS
Date of Birth: 5/9/1905
Place of Birth: Glen Innes, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Glen Innes, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Tamworth, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: A
Platoon: 9
Section: 7
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 15
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 2/11/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A16.C.20
Memorial: Glen Innes, NSW
Information: Admitted 2 BCD, Telok Paku, Singapore (Mumps) on 2/9/1941; discharged to Unit on 16/9/1941; detached to GBD, Malaya on 19/9/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn ex Reinforcement, GBD on 26/1/1942; admitted to Convalescent Depot on 25/11/1942; discharged to Unit on 11/2/1943; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; NX31689 - L/Cpl. Wally MASON, NX29196 - Pte. Roy MOONEY, and NX41394 - Pte. Jack PARSONS, were with NX37685 - Pte. Ross MANSFIELD , when he died of illness at Sonkurai 3 on 5/10/1943; died of illness (Doi) Tanbaya (Dysentery, Beri Beri) on 2/11/1943
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