Eric Lincoln PREEDY

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PREEDY, Eric Lincoln

Service Number: WX7416
Enlisted: 6 August 1940, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Subiaco, Western Australia, 5 July 1913
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Truck driver
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan - acute enteritis), Brankassi, Thailand, 7 August 1943, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
1. H. 11.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Aug 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX7416, Claremont, Western Australia
1 Jan 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX7416, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
16 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
7 Aug 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX7416, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion, Prisoners of War

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