Kenneth Raymond MANN

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MANN, Kenneth Raymond

Service Number: QX10069
Enlisted: 15 June 1940, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stanthorpe, Queensland, 3 June 1915
Home Town: Stanthorpe, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 13 September 1944, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Burial at Sea; (CWGC) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Panel 15, Labuan Memorial (within Labuan War Cemetery) Labuan Federal Territory.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

15 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX10069, Toowoomba, Queensland
16 Sep 1940: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
21 Dec 1940: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Promotion (reverted back to): 21/12/1940, Private; (NAA, Pg-7).
1 Oct 1941: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lance Corporal, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Promotion: 01/10/1941, Lance Corporal; (NAA, Pg-7).
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
1 Mar 1942: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Promoted: 01/03/1942, Corporal; (NAA, Pg-7).
13 Sep 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN QX10069, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Albert Andrew MANN & Charlotte May (nee BURROWS) MANN.

Next of Kin - Wife:  [Joyce MANN] Joyce Rebecca Anne (nee-TALBOT) MANN.