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This Page is Dedicated To

VX44281

Private

Dewsbury, Albert De Forrest

 

Australian

Australian Infantry

A.I.F. 2/2 Pioneer Battalion

 

Died

Age

24

 

(If Age is shown as 0, age at death is unknown)

1944/09/12

At sea: Rakuyo Maru

 

Loved Ones

Son of Albert De Forrest Dewsbury and Ruby Isabel Dewsbury, of Sale, Victoria

 

Memorial

Panel 19.

LABUAN MEMORIAL

 

The Rakuyo Maru left Singapore for Japan on 1944/09/06 with 1318, these included Brit.600, Aus.718. Torpedoed on 04/09/44 by US submarine Sealion off East Hainan island at around 5:00am, Lat 18.0 N Lon 114.0E. Party included Brig. Varley (Aus).

 

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