George Douglas ARNOL


ARNOL, George Douglas

Service Number: TX8396
Enlisted: 11 November 1941, Hobart, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Swansea, Tasmania , 16 February 1922
Home Town: Swansea, Glamorgan/Spring Bay, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Quarryman
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 5 July 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Municipality of Glamorgan WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

11 Nov 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN TX8396, Hobart, Tasmania
5 Jul 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN TX8396, 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George Douglas ARNOL was born on 16th February, 1922 in Swansea, Tasmania

His parents were George ARNOL & Mary Jane WIGGINS

Five of his brothers served in WW2

1. Hedley John ARNOL (SN VX13407) discharged 1945

2. Errol Denis George ARNOL ( SN VX5621) discharged 1945

3. Terrence William ARNOL (SN TX11313) and ( SN T11074) discharged 1944

4. Reginald James ARNOL (SN TX8565) discharged 1945

5. Cyril Stanley ARNOL (SN T255432) discharged 1946