James Frederick (Jim) HARDACRE

HARDACRE, James Frederick

Service Number: QX6307
Enlisted: 10 July 1940, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 8th Division Signals
Born: Duaringa, Queensland, 26 February 1908
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Newsagent
Died: Natural causes (Melanoma), Brisbane, Queensland, 22 September 1994, aged 86 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Memorial Location: Columbarium 36/Section 11; Interred together with his - Wife - Daphne Gertrude Evelyn Hardacre.
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

10 Jul 1940: Involvement Captain, QX6307
10 Jul 1940: Enlisted QX6307, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
10 Jul 1940: Enlisted QX6307, 8th Division Signals
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore, He was a member of F Force and was a slave on the Thai-Burma railroad. He had nightmares for the rest of his life as well as suffering bouts of malaria.
3 Dec 1945: Discharged Captain, QX6307, Australian Corps Headquarters Signal Company
3 Dec 1945: Discharged QX6307, 8th Division Signals

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