The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Laurence Daniel
- Regimental #:
- 'E' Company, Special Reserve Battalion
- Place of Birth:
- Mintaro, South Australia
- Father's Name:
- Daniel Kearney
- Mothers's Name:
- Anna Louise Kearney
- Roman Catholic
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Selarang Camp Changi
- 'A' Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
- Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 37 (rescued by USS Sealion II)
- Return Details 1945:
Read the story Members of 2/4th nominated for Medal but not awarded.
And the story Surviving the Sinking of the Rakuyo Maru written by Roy Cornford NX44955 of the 2/19th Battalion, courtesy of Peter Winstanley.
Laurence passed away aged 87, April 21 2001, at Busselton, WA.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore