Francis Henry BURGESS

BURGESS, Francis Henry

Service Number: VX40630
Enlisted: 4 July 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Victoria, 4 May 1908
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boot Repairer
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 8 November 1943, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, (Burma)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

4 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, VX40630, Caulfield, Victoria
4 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX40630, 2nd/29th Infantry Battalion
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
8 Nov 1943: Involvement Private, VX40630, 2nd/29th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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