Alan Ross MCPHAIL

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MCPHAIL, Alan Ross

Service Number: VX31956
Enlisted: 19 June 1940, Royal Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Field Company
Born: South Yarra, Victoria, 10 June 1920
Home Town: Kerang, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 15 June 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Plot A13, Row B, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

19 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX31956, Royal Park, Victoria
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Died of illness while a Prisoner of War with the Japanese
15 Jun 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN VX31956, 2nd/10th Field Company, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Angus and Alice Maud McPhail of Kerang, Victoria, Australia