Desmond Stanley PARKINSON

PARKINSON, Desmond Stanley

Service Number: QX13579
Enlisted: 1 July 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 30 October 1910
Home Town: Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Borneo, 19 February 1945, aged 34 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Sandakan Prisoner of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, QX13579
1 Jul 1940: Enlisted
1 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, QX13579, UNIT: UNKNOWN
1 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, QX13579
21 Jul 1940: Promoted Corporal, UNIT: UNKNOWN
12 Aug 1940: Involvement Corporal, QX13579, UNIT: UNKNOWN TAKEN ON STRENGTH
26 Feb 1941: Promoted Sergeant, UNIT: UNKNOWN
21 Apr 1941: Involvement Sergeant, QX13579, UNIT: UNKNOWN MARCHED OUT TO EAST COMMAND
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned UNIT: 2 AUSTRALIAN ARMY SERVICE CORPS P.O.W. CAMP: BORNEO
19 Feb 1945: Wounded Sergeant, QX13579, CAMPAIGN: UNKNOWN UNIT: 2 AUSTRALIAN ARMY SERVICE CORP FATE: DIED OF ILLNESS IN BORNEO P.O.W. CAMP
19 Feb 1945: Discharged

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