The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Struthoff
First Name:
Albert John
Nick Name:
Bert
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX15869
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
18.08.1941
DOB:
10.02.1914
Father's Name:
John Struthoff
Mothers's Name:
Ellen Struthoff
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Plot 26, Row C, Grave 1, Age 30.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
POW#:
1516 & 1657
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Saigon
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia
Place of Death:
Tan Son Nhut, French Indo-China
Date of Death:
19.09.1944
Buried:
Chi Hoa Cemetery, Saigon.

General Description

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Albert John Strutthoff, Kranji War Cemetery,

Plot 26, Row C, Grave 1.

Travelling with the Rakuyo Maru, and during a brief stay at Saigon Bert fell ill on 23 June 1944 and died in a rest room as a result to pneumonia at 2100 hours on 19th September. His death certificate was signed on 21 September by Captain Sugiyama Tomokichi, an officer with the Imperial Japanese Army Medical Department. Albert was buried at the Chi Hoa Cemetery, Saigon and his remains were exhumed and reburied at Kranji War Cemetery after the war.

WX15869 Bert Struthoff
WX15869 Bert Struthoff

 

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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