The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Marsh
First Name:
Robert Walter
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17639
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
12.11.1941
DOB:
20.01.1923
Place of Birth:
Pinjarra, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Walter James Marsh
Mothers's Name:
Beatrice Kathleen Marsh
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Plot 1, Row C, Grave 9, Age 18.
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Place of Death:
A. G. H. Roberts Barracks Changi
Date of Death:
5.04.1942
Buried:
A.I.F. Cemetery Changi, Grave No. 19

General Description

Robert Walter Marsh
Robert Walter Marsh

 

Soldier was wounded in action at South-West Bukit Timah on 11.2.1942. He stayed out with Laurence Kearney until captured by the Japanese on 7.3.1942. Admitted to the Australian General Hospital at Roberts Barracks Changi in a delirious state with gunshot wounds to the left hip and stomach. Soldier died from his wounds on 5.4.1942. Funeral Service was conducted by Padre F. Bashford from the 2/4th Australian Casualty Clearing Station on 6.4.1942.

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Robert Walter Marsh
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