Robert Thomas HARCOURT

HARCOURT, Robert Thomas

Service Number: VX19987
Enlisted: 10 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 8 September 1900
Home Town: Port Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Process worker
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 41 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At sea, Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul Montevideo Maru Memorial
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World War 2 Service

10 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, VX19987, Caulfield, Victoria
10 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, VX19987, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
23 Jan 1942: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, VX19987, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Rabaul
28 Apr 1942: Imprisoned Battle of Rabaul
1 Jul 1942: Involvement Private, VX19987, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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