Return to Australia - Escaped



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A few Battalion members escaped from Singapore, and either made their way to Java, or ended up in Ceylon. They eventually made their way back to Australia on various ships.

Some of them later served with other Australian units in New Guinea, returned to Singapore in 1945 with the POW Reception Groups, or served with the BCOF in Japan after the war.

(Source: NAA: MP729/7, 42/421/750; NAA: MP1049/5, 2026/16/569)

Click here for a full list of those who escaped.


Last updated 07/01/2016