The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Randall
First Name:
Ernest Edward
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX16356
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
3.09.1941
DOB:
2.05.1908
Place of Birth:
Northampton, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Edward Harrison Randall
Mothers's Name:
Manda Randall
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Stationhand
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 36.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan
Camps Burma:
Thanbyuzayat (detached for hospital duty), Kendau 4.8km (medical orderly), Reptu 30km (medical orderly), Aungganaung 105km ex-Reptu 30km on 22.8.1943
POW#:
1505
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 35
Cause of Death:
Lost at Sea
Place of Death:
South China Sea
Date of Death:
12.09.1944

General Description

L-R back - Sutherland, Carlyon, Unknown, Front L-R E F Osborne, E E Randall, Dave Cripps
L-R back – Sutherland, Carlyon, Unknown, Front L-R E F Osborne, E E Randall, Dave Cripps

 

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RANDALL, Private, ERNEST EDWARD, WX16356, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 12 September 1944. Age 36. Son of Edward and Martha Randall; husband of Jessie Randall, of Ajana, Western Australia. Panel 19.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
  • Kendau, Kandaw, 4 Kilo - Burma
  • Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma
  • Thanbyuzayat, 415k - Burma
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