James Furniss FILMER


FILMER, James Furniss

Service Number: SX4623
Enlisted: 6 June 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 1 March 1904
Home Town: Tooperang, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Tooperang, SA
Occupation: Dairy Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Changi Prisoner of War Camp, 27 June 1943, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Coll. grave 10. F. 2-10. L. 4.
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

6 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX4623, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Jun 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX4623, 8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park, Prisoners of War
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James Furniss FILMER was born on 1st March, 1904 in Broken Hill, NSW

His parents were Edgar Frank FILMER and Frances Mary Ann RODGERS who married on 6th May, 1897 in Broken hill