Alan James Charles EZZY

EZZY, Alan James Charles

Service Number: NX68928
Enlisted: 5 March 1941, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Motor Ambulance Convoy
Born: Richmond, New South Wales, Australia, 29 July 1906
Home Town: Richmond (NSW), Hawkesbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Picture theatre employee
Died: Illness whilst a Prisoner of the Japanese , Borneo, 5 March 1945, aged 38 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 22, Labuan Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia, Richmond War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

5 Mar 1941: Enlisted Driver, NX68928, Paddington, New South Wales
5 Mar 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX68928, 2nd/3rd Motor Ambulance Convoy
6 Mar 1941: Involvement Private, NX68928
1 Feb 1942: Involvement Driver, NX68928, 2nd/3rd Motor Ambulance Convoy, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX68928, 2nd/3rd Motor Ambulance Convoy

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"...NX68928 Driver Allan James Charles Ezzy, 2/3rd Motor Ambulance Company, Australian Army Service Corps. He was one of over 2000 Allied prisoners of war (POW) held in the Sandakan POW camp in north Borneo, having been transferred there from Singapore as a part of B Force. The 1494 POW's that made up B Force, were transported from Changi on 7 July 1942 on board the tramp ship Ubi Maru, arriving in Sandakan Harbour on 18 July 1942. Driver Ezzy, aged 38, died as a prisoner of the Japanese on 5 March 1945. He was the son of Septimus Charles and Mary Sophia Ezzy, of Richmond, NSW. He is commemorated on the Labuan Memorial Panel 22..." - SOURCE (