The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Rouse
First Name:
George Robert
Nick Name:
George
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7656
Company:
‘D‘ Company
Enlisted:
10.08.1940
DOB:
30.12.1914
Place of Birth:
Pingelly, Western Australia
Father's Name:
George Henry Rouse
Mothers's Name:
Harriet Lucy Rouse
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 136, Age 27.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
Tanjong Murai, west coast of Singapore
Date of Death:
8.02.1942

General Description

Soldier was captured by the Japanese and was shot whilst attempting to escape at 2300 hours on 8/2/1942.

 

George had married 1940 Northam to Hannah Jemina Nora Neale.  Hannah is sister to Stanley Edward Neale WX9260 attached to 2/4th MGB as member if 88 Light Aid Detachment. Stan enlisted October 1940.  He was taken with ‘B’ Force to Borneo from Singapore July 1942 and died 1945 – one of the brace men from Sandakan who lost their lives.

 

Rouse George

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