The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Thomsett
First Name:
Ernest James
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17615
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion, No. 2 Platoon
Enlisted:
11.11.1941
DOB:
17.12.1922
Place of Birth:
Subiaco, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Albert Edward Charles Thomsett
Mothers's Name:
Vera Alexandria Thomsett (nee Westwood)
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Grocer’s Assistant
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Plot 6, Row C, Grave 11, Age 19.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
Sungei Kranji-Sungei Jurong Defence Line
Date of Death:
10.02.1942

General Description

Height 5′ 7″

 

Ernie Thomsett (Right side)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kranji War Cemetery Plot 6 Row C Grave 11
Gravestone of EJ Thomsett, Kranji War Cemetery

 

Darby, Munday, Thomsett

 

Ernest Thomsett enlisted on 11th November 1941.  Three months later he was killed in action at Singapore at the age of 19 years.

He would never vote, never get married and not return to Australia.

 

 

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