Malcolm Northcote Palaster ATKIN

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ATKIN, Malcolm Northcote Palaster

Service Number: NX55753
Enlisted: 1 July 1940, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 16 October 1908
Home Town: The Entrance, Wyong Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 12 September 1944, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial (Labuan War Cemetery)
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX55753, Paddington, New South Wales
7 Dec 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sergeant, SN NX55753, 2nd/18th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
12 Sep 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sergeant, SN NX55753, 2nd/18th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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