Gordon GOOD

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GOOD, Gordon

Service Number: NX32109
Enlisted: 1 July 1940, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Riverton, South Australia, 4 April 1910
Home Town: Enmore, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Borneo, 13 July 1945, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial
No known grave - Panel 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, SN NX32109, Paddington, New South Wales
13 Jul 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX32109, 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...NX32109 Lieutenant Gordon Good, 2/19th Battalion, Australian Infantry. He was one of over 2000 Allied prisoners of war (POW) held in the Sandakan POW camp in north Borneo, having been transferred there from Singapore as a part of B Force. The 1494 POW's that made up B Force, were transported from Changi on 7 July 1942 on board the tramp ship Ubi Maru, arriving in Sandakan Harbour on 18 July 1942. Lieutenant Good, aged 35, died as a prisoner of the Japanese on 13 July 1945. He was the husband of Dorothy Margaret Good, of East Sydney, NSW. He is commemorated on the Labuan Memorial Panel 11..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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