Arthur Stewart REED


REED, Arthur Stewart

Service Number: TX3694
Enlisted: 2 July 1940, Enlisted at Launceston, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia, 10 September 1917
Home Town: Roland, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Illness, Thailand, 11 September 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Plot 1, Row M, Grave 22
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN TX3694
2 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN TX3694, Enlisted at Launceston, Tasmania
2 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN TX3694, 2nd/40th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Florence Ivy Reed of Roland, Tasmania

Also served in the Militia - service number 231785. Joined the MIlitia on 18 November 1928

Died while a Prisoner of War with the Japanese

Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done. Ever remembered

Roll of Honour - Sheffield, Tasmania