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NX31777 - McNEIL, William (Bluey), Cpl. - B Coy. 12 Pl.
Ex "A" Force; sent from Thailand to Japan after Railway completed; on board Rakuyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk by US submarine on 12/9/1944; rescued by Japanese and taken to Japan; Kawasaki group; recovered from Japs at Kawasaki on 30/8/1945 by US Navy; put in bus, taken to Yokahama docks and embarked on Benevolence, medically examined, sent to US destroyer and then transferred to HMS Speaker; then sent from Yokohama to Manila; emplaned at Manila for Australia on 15/9/1945; deplaned Sydney on 17/9/1945; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 5/1/1910

NX31777 - McNEIL, William (Bluey), Cpl. - B Coy. 12 Pl.

Ex "A" Force; sent from Thailand to Japan after Railway completed; on board Rakuyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk by US submarine on 12/9/1944; rescued by Japanese and taken to Japan; Kawasaki group; recovered from Japs at Kawasaki on 30/8/1945 by US Navy; put in bus, taken to Yokahama docks and embarked on Benevolence, medically examined, sent to US destroyer and then transferred to HMS Speaker; then sent from Yokohama to Manila; emplaned at Manila for Australia on 15/9/1945; deplaned Sydney on 17/9/1945; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 5/1/1910

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Filename:NAA_NX31777.jpg
Album name:makan / Paybook photos
Source:From the collection of the National Archives of Australia. NAA: B883, NX31777
Date:12/6/1940
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Date added:Jan 07, 2006
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