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Army Number: NX4394Image not available
Surname: DEWS
First Names: Cecil Morris
Known as: Cec
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Cecil Norman DEWS
Date of Birth: 1/10/1922
Place of Birth: Newcastle, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 28/4/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Richmond, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 28/4/1941
Taken on strength at: Bathurst, NSW
Taken on strength from: General Details Depot, Sydney, NSW
Company: C
Platoon: 15A
Section: B
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF), Sydney to Fremantle; embarked Zealandia at Fremantle, 11/11/1941
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Changi
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party: X1
Return to Australia by: Esperance Bay
Return Date: 9/10/1945
Date of Discharge: 5/9/1947
Date of Death: 6/7/2016
Information: Admitted to Hospital (Mumps), 8/5/1941; embarked Sydney per HMT FF, 29/7/1941; admitted to Hospital in Claremont, WA, 6/8/1941; embarked at Fremantle per HMT Z, 11/11/1941; disembarked Singapore, 20/11/1941; rejoined Unit ex Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn, GBD Malaya on 5/12/1941 at Batu Pahat; remained in Changi; returned to Australia, 22/9/1945; later served in Japan with 2/1 Aust. Gd. Regt.; returned to Australia, 5/7/1947; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 1/10/1919; signed Changi Flag
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