Raymond Angus BUROW

BUROW, Raymond Angus

Service Number: QX16916
Enlisted: 2 April 1941
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Field Regiment
Born: Surat, QLD, 4 April 1921
Home Town: Surat, Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Thailand, 5 July 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Joint grave 1. O. 1-2., Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Surat Memorial Gate WW2 Honour Roll, Surat Remembrance Wall, Surat War Memorial, The Freedom Tree Surat
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World War 2 Service

2 Apr 1941: Enlisted
2 Apr 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, QX16916
3 Apr 1941: Involvement Gunner, QX16916, 2nd/10th Field Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
7 Dec 1941: Involvement Gunner, QX16916, 2nd/10th Field Regiment, Australia's Northern Periphery
16 Feb 1942: Involvement Gunner, QX16916, 2nd/10th Field Regiment, Prisoners of War
5 Jul 1943: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick William Edward and Margaret Ann Burow, of Surat, Queensland, Australia.

DUTY NOBLY DONE, ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS. MOTHER,FATHER & FAMILY

BUROW.— In loving memory of QX16916, Gunner Raymond Angus Burow, 2/10th, 8th Div., died in Thailand Prison Camp, 5th July, 1943. Aged 23 years.
You will always be remembered.
Inserted by his loving Mother, Sisters, Brothers.