Garth YATES

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YATES, Garth

Service Number: SX9909
Enlisted: 31 July 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Division Salvage Unit
Born: Angaston, South Australia, 27 February 1914
Home Town: Angaston, Barossa, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Borneo, 9 March 1945, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Panel 31, Labuan Memorial (within Labuan War Cemetery)., Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Angaston District WW2 Roll of Honour, Angaston War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

31 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX9909
31 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN SX9909, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Dec 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX9909, 8th Division Salvage Unit
30 Jul 1941: Embarked Private, SN SX9909, 8th Division Salvage Unit, HMT EE (Marnix van St Aldegonde), Melbourne
8 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, SN SX9909, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
9 Mar 1945: Involvement Private, SN SX9909, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Prisoners of War
Date unknown: Involvement

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