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James William Lark (1901–1943)

James William Lark (1901-1943), postal clerk, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 31 January 1941 and served with the Army Postal Service. He became a prisoner of war at Singapore on 15 February 1942 and imprisoned at Changi, he died of malaria in Thailand on 24 September 1943. He was reburied in the war grave at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma (Myanmar).

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11 April, 1901
Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


24 September, 1943 (aged 42)

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