The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Warhurst
First Name:
Victor Ingleby
Nick Name:
Bunny
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
NX70433
Company:
‘E’ Company Headquarters, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
12.11.1940
DOB:
22.01.1918
Place of Birth:
Adelaide, South Australia
Father's Name:
Victor Arnold Warhurst
Mothers's Name:
Olive Drew Warhurst
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Regular Officer, Graduate of Duntroon
Memorial:
Epitah, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 24.
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Place of Death:
South-West Bukit Timah
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

Soldier was wounded in action by mortar fire. Officer’s thigh was shattered as a result of the blast. An eye witness stated that five Japanese soldiers appeared on the scene and ended this young man’s life with his own rifle and bayonet.

Back L - R C. Anderson, P.Byrne, C.McLennan, E.Ricketts,V.Warhurst Front L-R F.Halbert, G.Burdon, K.McDonald, W.McKay, R.Hadfiled
Back L – R C. Anderson, P.Byrne, C.McLennan, E.Ricketts, V.Warhurst
Front L-R F.Halbert, G.Burdon, K.McDonald,  W.McKay, R.Hadfiled
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