Eric Jackson BRINDLEY

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BRINDLEY, Eric Jackson

Service Numbers: NX39965, NX39965 (N11270)
Enlisted: 28 July 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: General Base Depot Malaya
Born: Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia, 9 March 1917
Home Town: Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Window Dresser
Died: Illness while a POW of the Japanese , Japanese Prisoner of War Camp, Burma, 6 November 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
A16. D. 7., Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Thanbyuzayat, Mon State, Myanmar
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Crows Nest Presbyterian Church WW2 Book of Remembrance
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN NX39965
28 Jul 1941: Enlisted Lance Corporal, SN NX39965 (N11270)
28 Jul 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN NX39965
17 Sep 1941: Embarked Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX39965, General Base Depot Malaya, Unit embarked at Sydney, NSW, Australia bound for Singapore.
5 Oct 1941: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX39965, General Base Depot Malaya, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Robert and Fanny Eva Brindley, of Crows Nest, New South Wales