Clarence Henry BARKLE

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BARKLE, Clarence Henry

Service Number: QX13055
Enlisted: 29 April 1941, Gympie, QLD, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Laidley, Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, 18 April 1912
Home Town: Kingaroy, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness, (POW of Japan) Thailand, 25 August 1943, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
1. M. 16.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kingaroy Stone of Remembrance, Maidenwell, Wengenville & District War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN QX13055, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
29 Apr 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX13055, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
29 Apr 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX13055, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Gympie, QLD, Australia
9 Oct 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX13055, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
9 Oct 1941: Transferred 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion, (NAA Pg-6)
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore, POW-Prisoner of War: 15/02/1942, to Death Date: 25/08/1943, Died of illness-Thailand; (NAA Pg's-5, 7).

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Francis & Ellen BARKLE, of Wengenville, Sth Burnett Region, Queensland.

Roll of Honour: Kingaroy, Sth Burnett Region, Queensland.