HORNABROOK, Roydon Sargood

POW Japanese - Captured Java Died 5/11/1944 Roydon Hornabrook was reported wounded as a result of enemy action with gun shot wounds. He died of malaria whilst a P.O.W working on the infamous Burma railway.

Last Name
HORNABROOK
Given Names
Roydon Sargood
Service Number
400876
Date of Birth
21/02/1909
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
09/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Finish Date
02/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
05/11/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
36 SQN POW
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Prisoner of War Thailand
Date of Death
05/11/1944
Age
35
Cemetery / Memorial
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Thailand
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW Japanese - Captured Java Died 5/11/1944 Roydon Hornabrook was reported wounded as a result of enemy action with gun shot wounds. He died of malaria whilst a P.O.W working on the infamous Burma railway.

Posting on Death
36 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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