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RAAF De Havilland Mosquito A52-609 at Coomalie, NT (State Library of SA [PRG 1435/4/1], 1945)
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Service:Imperial Japanese Navy
Date of Birth:24 January 1920
Place of Birth:Miyazaki-ken, Kyushu, Japan
Date of Death:5 August 1944 (Aged 24 years)


8 May 1943Interned at Gaythorne.
20 May 1943To be transferred to Cowra.
21 May 1943Marched in to Liverpool.
Marched out to No. 12 POW Camp, Cowra.
22 May 1943Marched in to Cowra.
5 August 1944 †Died of gun shot wound to left chest during attempted escape from Cowra POW Camp.
August 1944Buried at Cowra War Cemetey (Grave No. Q.C.29).

Burial Details



National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Prisoner of War/Internee: Nagatomo aka Sho, Katsuro aka Eiori; Date of birth - 24 Janaury 1920; Nationality - Japanese, MP1103/1, PWJA100015.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Prisoner of War/Internee; Nagatomo Aka (sho), Katsuro Aka (eiwi); Year of birth - --20; Nationality - Japanese, MP1103/2, PWJA100015.

Record updated on 8 August 2018.


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