Rodney Maurice Balcombe1

#5727, (9 February 1919-2 February 1942)
Father*Frank John Balcombe2 b. 8 Nov 1894, d. 28 Apr 1970
Mother*Lillie Smith2 b. 1893, d. 3 Oct 1973
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*9 FEB 1919 Rodney Maurice Balcombe was born on 9 FEB 1919 at Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) ResidenceAPR 1921 He lived with Frank John Balcombe and Lillie Smith at 7 Salisbury Road, South Norwood, London, EnglandG, together with Douglas Hector Balcombe.3 
(Witness) Emigration5 MAY 1921 Rodney Maurice Balcombe emigrated with Frank John Balcombe and Lillie Smith on 5 MAY 1921 from South Norwood, LondonG.3 
Milit-Beg*10 JUN 1940 Rodney Maurice Balcombe began military service on 10 JUN 1940 at Cheltenham, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG.4 
Death*2 FEB 1942 He died on 2 FEB 1942 at Japanese POW Camp, Ambon Island, Maluku, IndonesiaG, aged 22.5,4 
Last Edited22 Dec 2018

Citations

  1. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Croydon, Surrey, Jan-Mar 1919, vol 2a 419. mother Smith.
  2. [S61] Passengers, as passenger, age 2 with parents on P&O SS Commonwealth, London to Australia, 5 May 1921.
  3. [S61] Passengers, Family on P&O SS Commonwealth, London to Australia, 5 May 1921.
  4. [S38] Australian War Memorial .pdf copies of original typed records.
  5. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, Ambon, Indonesia; Balcombe, Pte. Rodney Maurice, VX.31626. A.I.F. Age 23.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016