Robert Alexander Thompson
A.I.F. 2/2 Pnr. Bn.
Departed Singapore 6th September 1944 destination Japan with 600 Australian prisoners and 718 British prisoners.
14th September 1944
When the Rakuyo Maru was torpedoed on 12/09/44 by US submarine Sealion off East Hainan island at around 5:00am. 1159 prisoners lost their lives.
Son of Laurence Alexander and Kathleen Cameron Thompson, of Port Melbourne. Victoria