LANDSBERG, James William

POW Japanese - Died 24/6/1944 upon the sinking of the Tamahoko Maru by the USS Tang Drowned when the POW transport ship he was imprisoned on, the Tamahoko Maru, was torpedoed by the Allies. His body was not recovered.

Last Name
LANDSBERG
Given Names
James William
Service Number
404759
Date of Birth
19/09/1919
Birth Location
Rockhampton QLD.
Enlistment Date
08/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
17/11/1941
To
3ED
Kill Date or Discharge Date
24/06/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Prisoner of War Java.
Date of Death
24/06/1944
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Singapore Memorial
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW Japanese - Died 24/6/1944 upon the sinking of the Tamahoko Maru by the USS Tang Drowned when the POW transport ship he was imprisoned on, the Tamahoko Maru, was torpedoed by the Allies. His body was not recovered.

Posting on Death
1 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - LANDSBERG James William - Service Number 404759 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LANDSBERG James William - Service Number 404759 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LANDSBERG James William - Service Number 404759 (Memorial grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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