To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

Australian Infantry-tn

NX57645

Corporal

James Sydney Tyson

Known as Sid

Tyson-James-Sydney2

1908/12/14 - Born Washington, England

1941/11/24 - Enlisted Paddington, New South Wales

Australian Infantry

A.I.F. 2/19 Bn.

‘B’ Company

 

Service

Aquitania

1942/01/10 - Transported to Singapore in Aquitania

1942/02/15 - Singapore Surrendered

 

Japanese PoW

River Valley Road Camp, Singapore

PoW No. I 12318

1943/04/22 - Transported overland to Thailand with ‘F’ Force, train 67

Group Train 5, Truck 13

Commander Lt-Col. S.W. Harris, R.A., 148 Fd HQ 18th Div.

New PoW No. IV 18415

 

Died

Age 34

1943/06/04

Place of Death Sonkurai

Cause of death Cholera

Cremated

Buried Niki, Cemetery 5, Grave 48

(After the war reburied in Commonwealth War Grave)

 

Loved Ones

Son of James Parkinson Tyson and Margaret Jane Tyson

 

Memorial

Tyson-James-Sydney

A1. B. 15.

Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

 

Information

KEW:- WO 361/2055, WO 361/1952, WO 361/2025,

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