Yarloop War Memorial

 

WX14068  Dalrymple, Gordon Alexander was KIA  Bald Hill, Bukit Timah 11 February 1942, Singapore aged 20 years.  He enlisted June 1941.

WX16323 Tooze, Reginald Gerald a former Fairbridge Farm school boy (one of 21) was KIA south west Bukit Timah 11 February 1942 aged 21 years.  Reg had been working in the area of Yarloop when he enlisted 3 September 1941.  A reinforcement who really only had 3 months training at Northam.

Both Dalrymple and Tooze were part of ‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Btn.  Please read further about their battle.

The Battalion suffered huge losses during the battle for Singapore, many were reinforcements with little training.