The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Stubbs
First Name:
John Bowe
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9332
Company:
‘B’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
DOB:
6.12.1918
Place of Birth:
Narrogin, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Stubbs
Mothers's Name:
Margaret Ada (nee Bowe)
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 136, Age 23.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
Tengah Aerodrome
Date of Death:
9.02.1942

General Description

John Stubbs was the youngest of 7 children born to Margaret Ada Bowe and William Stubbs who married in 1901 in Fremantle.
There were 4 girls and 3 boys.  Brother William had enlisted with RAAF and was killed in aircraft accident 25 June 1942 Parkes, NSW.

John’s father died in 1949.

 

 

 

 

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