Ambon (World War 2, 30 January 1942 to 3 February 1942)

About This Campaign

The Battle of Ambon (30 January – 3 February, 1942) occurred on the island of Ambon in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), during World War II. Japan invaded and conquered the island in a few days, facing Dutch, American, and Australian forces. The chaotic and sometimes bloody fighting was followed by a series of major Japanese war crimes.

Names

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HADDRICK, Keith Clement

Service number VX26396
Private
2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 25 Feb 1910

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CABLE, Henry James

Service number VX27275
Private
2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 2 Nov 1901