James Herbert PARKER

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PARKER, James Herbert

Service Number: VX18781
Enlisted: 29 May 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Auburn, Victoria, 1 April 1920
Home Town: Auburn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 12 September 1944, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

29 May 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX18781, Caulfield, Victoria
7 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX18781, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter
29 Apr 1942: Imprisoned Australia's Northern Periphery, Java
12 Aug 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX18781, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion, Prisoners of War

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