BOON Jack Rider
Australian Army NX32675 PoW Born Orange NSW 17 February 1917 Died 12 October 2009
Service No: NX32675. AIF 2/20th Infantry Battalion (NSW) Malaya, Singapore, Prisoner of War, Burma Railway. Ship to Japan Via Manila, Convoy attacked by American Submarines, arrived Kyushu, then to Saganaseki copper smelter, then to Omuta Zinc Process. Victory Pacific Day. Air to Okinawa. HMS Formidable, Home. Associations: President Legacy 1977-78 2/20th Infantry Battalion.