Everard Frederick Redvers SPEERS

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SPEERS, Everard Frederick Redvers

Service Number: TX4243
Enlisted: 15 January 1941, Hobart
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8 Supply Personnel Section AASC
Born: Mangana, Tasmania, 4 March 1900
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (Cholera), Thailand, 18 July 1943, aged 43 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Grave Ref. I L 67
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

15 Jan 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN TX4243, 8 Supply Personnel Section AASC
15 Jan 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Hobart

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Biography

Everard Frederick Redvers SPEERS was born on 4th March, 1900 in Mangana, Tasmania - his war record states 1901

His parents were Robert SPEERS and Elizabeth HANDLEY

He married Mary Jane Florence JACOBS on 6th Jan 1930 at 96 Margaret St. Launceston

Everard enlisted with the Australian Army on 15th Jan. 1941 - his posting at death was 8 Aust. Division Supply Personell Section

He died of Cholera in a Malayan prison camp on 18th July, 1943 and is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

WIKIPEDIA LINK to information on his Unit (en.wikipedia.org)

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (www.cwgc.org)

NAA - Attestation Paper and Service Record (recordsearch.naa.gov.au)

 

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