Compiled from the ‘Java Index’, ‘Sandakan - A Conspiracy of Silence’
and the Commonwealth War Graves
This Page Is Dedicated To
Butherway, Jack Herbert
Australian Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
A.I.F. 2/4 Fd. Wksp.
B - left Singapore 7th July 1942,on board the tramp ship Ubi Maru, arrived Sandakan 18th July.
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Ranau Number 1 Jungle Camp (near Sinarut)
Ranau Number 2 Jungle Camp (First Cemetery, near Japanese hut, used from 11th June to about the 9th July 1945).
Son of Thomas James and Florence Mary Butherway, of Eltham, Victoria
2nd Sandakan march (Leaving Sandakan April 1945). Japanese recorded death from Malaria.
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