Edward James Wallace Redgrave
A.I.F. 2/19 Bn.
Being transported on the Rakuyo Maru which left Singapore for Japan on the 6th September 1944 carrying 1318 prisoners, 600 British and 718 Australians.
12th September 1944
When the Rakuyo Maru was torpedoed and sunk by US submarine Sealion off East Hainan island, Lat 18.0 N Lon 114.0E., at around 5:00am.
1159 prisoners were lost.
Son of Walter James Redgrave and Elsie Annie Redgrave, of Balmain, New South Wales