GALLAGHER, John Edward

Service Number: VX50018
Enlisted: 28 February 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 20 May 1906
Home Town: Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Truck driver
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 12 September 1944, aged 38 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea) - Panel 23, Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

28 Feb 1941: Enlisted Private, VX50018, Royal Park, Victoria
28 Feb 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, VX50018, General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
12 Sep 1944: Involvement Private, VX50018, General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2), Prisoners of War

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