Donald Douglas (Don) FINDLAY

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FINDLAY, Donald Douglas

Service Number: SX38283
Enlisted: 25 February 1941, Fort Largs, South Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Fortress Company Rabaul
Born: Sandwell, South Australia, 31 March 1920
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Compositor
Died: Killed in Service (POW of Japan - Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Rabaul Memorial - At Sea
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World War 2 Service

25 Feb 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN SX38283, Special Coastal Defence Force, Fort Largs, South Australia
3 Mar 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN SX38283
14 Mar 1941: Transferred 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, L Force
1 Jul 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN SX38283, Fortress Company Rabaul, Malaya/Singapore

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