Geoffrey George WILLIS

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WILLIS, Geoffrey George

Service Number: 21894
Enlisted: 21 March 1938, Ordinary Seaman II
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
Born: Manilla, New South Wales, Australia, 12 September 1921
Home Town: Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sailor, R.A.N.
Died: Illness while a POW of the Japanese , Burma, 15 September 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ordnance Staff Memorial St Mark Protestant Chapel
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Non Warlike Service

21 Mar 1938: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, SN 21894, Ordinary Seaman II

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Able Seaman, SN 21894, HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, SN 21894, HMAS Australia (II) D84 - WW2
5 Jul 1940: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
27 Nov 1940: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
1 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 21894, HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
2 Mar 1942: Imprisoned Japanese Prisoner Of War, Burma
15 Sep 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 21894

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