Harry (Sparrow) TYSOE

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TYSOE, Harry

Service Number: WX9226
Enlisted: 30 October 1940, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Burton on Trent, England, 22 March 1908
Home Town: Denmark, Denmark, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bridge builder/Ganger
Died: POW of Japan - cardiac failure & beri-beri, Japan, 26 November 1943, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Yokohama War Cemetery
Section B.A. 14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Denmark War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

30 Oct 1940: Enlisted Private, SN WX9226, Claremont, Western Australia
30 Oct 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX9226, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
30 Oct 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX9226, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
26 Nov 1943: Involvement Private, SN WX9226, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX9226, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harry TYSOE was born on 22nd March, 1908 in Burton on Trent, England

His parents were Roger TYSOE & Martha Ann WALKER

He married Eileen Jessie CROSS on 24th May 1932 in Western Australia - 4 children, Derek, Tony, Hazel & Bernie (deceased)

Harry died at the Osaka Camp, Japan as a Prisoner of War