Ross Ferguson BUSHELL

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BUSHELL, Ross Ferguson

Service Numbers: S213392, SX10450
Enlisted: 27 May 1940, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Division Salvage Unit
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 15 August 1920
Home Town: Payneham, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Sandakan -Ranau 2nd "Death March", 7 June 1945, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial (Labuan War Cemetery)
No known grave - Panel 31 Listed as 'Track Recovery' in Silver pp322
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial
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World War 2 Service

27 May 1940: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S213392, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
27 May 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Driver, SN S213392, Keswick, South Australia
30 Nov 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10450, Wayville, South Australia
30 Jul 1941: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10450, 8th Division Salvage Unit, HMT EE (Marnix van St. Aldegonde), Melbourne
8 Feb 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10450, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
7 Jun 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10450, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Prisoners of War

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