Alan Douglas EDWARDS

EDWARDS, Alan Douglas

Service Number: NX46355
Enlisted: 8 July 1940, Newcastle, New South Wales
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Yass, New South Wales, 4 December 1906
Home Town: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Lecturer
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 14 September 1944, aged 37 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel 13, Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Armidale City Bowling Club WW2 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

8 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, NX46355, Newcastle, New South Wales
8 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, NX46355, 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion
1 Feb 1942: Involvement Staff Sergeant, NX46355, 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
14 Sep 1944: Involvement Staff Sergeant, NX46355, 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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