The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Dorizzi
First Name:
Thomas Henry
Nick Name:
Tom
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX12884
Company:
'A' Company
Enlisted:
14.05.1941
DOB:
24.02.1914
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Thomas John Dorizzi
Mothers's Name:
Mary Ann Dorizzi
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 31.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'E' Force Borneo
POW#:
4/6079 and 1678
Cause of Death:
Beri-Beri
Place of Death:
Ranau No. 1 Camp following First Sandakan to Ranau Death march.
Date of Death:
11.03.1945
Buried:
No. 1 Camp Cemetery, Ranau

General Description

Soldier from  wounded in action at Bouna Vista on 15.2.1942. Admitted to  2/13th Australian General Hospital with a shrapnel wound to his right leg on 15.2.1942. Discharged to unit on 23.2.1942.

Tom Dorrizi was eldest of the Dorrizi boys from Toodyay.

Read the story The Tragic Story of the 3 Dorrizi Brothers.

Tom died about a month after the death of his 2 younger brothers.

He died at  Ranau No. 1 Camp. Borneo.

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DORIZZI Gordon & Bert & Tom
DORIZZI Gordon & Bert & Tom

DORIZZI BROS

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Dorizzi, TH
Dorizzi, TH

 

DORIZZI, Private, THOMAS HENRY, WX12884, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 11 March 1945. Age 31. Son of Thomas John and Mary Ann Dorizzi, of Mungarin, Western Australia; husband of Harriett Ellen Maude Dorizzi, of Tooday, Western Australia. Panel 18.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Dorizzi Thomas Western Mail February 1948
Dorizzi Thomas Western Mail February 1948

 

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Ranau - Borneo
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
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