Robert Langsford PAINE

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PAINE, Robert Langsford

Service Number: SX10876
Enlisted: 9 January 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Independent Companies
Born: Wayville, South Australia, 3 March 1913
Home Town: Edithburgh, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Schooling: Edithburgh Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Service (POW of Japan), Died at sea (Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Edithburgh War Memorial, Keswick "M" and Z" Special Units Independent Companies & Commando Squadrons Memorial, Rabaul Memorial
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World War 2 Service

9 Jan 1941: Involvement Private, SN SX10876
9 Jan 1941: Enlisted Wayville, SA
9 Jan 1941: Enlisted Private, SN SX10876, Wayville, South Australia
9 Jan 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX10876
1 Jul 1942: Involvement Private, SN SX10876, Independent Companies, Prisoners of War
Date unknown: Involvement

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