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Gemas Memorial
A memorial plaque, attached to a rubber tree in the "C" Company position at Gemas. It is dedicated to the memory of NX33725 - Pte. Richard SANDS.

The plaque reads:

In Loving Memory

Richard Arthur SANDS
19 May 1922 to 15 January 1942

Loved son of Grahame and Betty,
Brother of John and Sonia, Nephew of Marjorie, Uncle of Richard

Forever in our hearts
Sorry
Would that we could have brought 
You home

Rest in Peace

Another plaque, dedicated to all the members of "C" Company who lost their lives at Gemas on 15/1/1942, is also located in this area, and reads:

In Memory
Battle of Gemas
"C" Company
2/30 Battalion AIF
KiA 15 January 1942

Percival (Mick) CLEMENS b 09/06/19
Richard Arthur SANDS b 19/05/22
Charles CAVANAUGH b 15/06/20
Hugh CAMERON b 08/11/21

Rest in Peace, always in the hearts of your loved ones.

NX32588 - CLEMENS, Percival Webster (Mick), Lt. - C Company, O/C 13 Platoon 
NX33725 - SANDS, Richard Arthur (Dick), Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon
NX47702 - CAVANAUGH, Charles, Pte. - C Company
NX71408 - CAMERON, Hugh James John, Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon

Keywords: 060308

Gemas Memorial

A memorial plaque, attached to a rubber tree in the "C" Company position at Gemas. It is dedicated to the memory of NX33725 - Pte. Richard SANDS.

The plaque reads:

In Loving Memory

Richard Arthur SANDS
19 May 1922 to 15 January 1942

Loved son of Grahame and Betty,
Brother of John and Sonia, Nephew of Marjorie, Uncle of Richard

Forever in our hearts
Sorry
Would that we could have brought
You home

Rest in Peace

Another plaque, dedicated to all the members of "C" Company who lost their lives at Gemas on 15/1/1942, is also located in this area, and reads:

In Memory
Battle of Gemas
"C" Company
2/30 Battalion AIF
KiA 15 January 1942

Percival (Mick) CLEMENS b 09/06/19
Richard Arthur SANDS b 19/05/22
Charles CAVANAUGH b 15/06/20
Hugh CAMERON b 08/11/21

Rest in Peace, always in the hearts of your loved ones.

NX32588 - CLEMENS, Percival Webster (Mick), Lt. - C Company, O/C 13 Platoon
NX33725 - SANDS, Richard Arthur (Dick), Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon
NX47702 - CAVANAUGH, Charles, Pte. - C Company
NX71408 - CAMERON, Hugh James John, Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon

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Filename:061126039.jpg
Album name:makan / Gemas
Keywords:060308
Source:Photo courtesy of R. SANDS
Date:8/3/2006
Filesize:28 KiB
Date added:Nov 26, 2006
Dimensions:387 x 600 pixels
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