GALLAGHER, John Edward

Service Number: VX50018
Enlisted: 28 February 1941, Royal Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Reserve Motor Transport Company
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
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

28 Feb 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX50018, Royal Park, Victoria
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
12 Sep 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX50018, 4th Reserve Motor Transport Company, Prisoners of War

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