Rodney Maurice Balcombe1
#5727, (9 February 1919-2 February 1942)
|Birth*||9 FEB 1919 ||Rodney Maurice Balcombe was born on 9 FEB 1919 at Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1 |
|(Witness) Residence||APR 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) Emigration||5 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, Victoria, AustraliaG.4 |
|Death*||2 FEB 1942 ||He died on 2 FEB 1942 at Japanese POW Camp, Ambon Island, Maluku, IndonesiaG, aged 22.5,4 |
- [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Croydon, Surrey, Jan-Mar 1919, vol 2a 419. mother Smith.
- [S61] Passengers, as passenger, age 2 with parents on P&O SS Commonwealth, London to Australia, 5 May 1921.
- [S61] Passengers, Family on P&O SS Commonwealth, London to Australia, 5 May 1921.
- [S38] Australian War Memorial .pdf copies of original typed records.
- [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, Ambon, Indonesia; Balcombe, Pte. Rodney Maurice, VX.31626. A.I.F. Age 23.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016