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DELAHANT Clive William

Service: Army – 1st Field Bakery
Service number: VX39508
Locality on Enlistment: Newtown
Duration of Service: 28 Jan 1941 – 21 Apr 1945
Prisoner of War: Yes
Honours: None for display
Date and Place of Birth: 21 Aug 1916 Cressy
Parents: Francis Henry DELAHANT and Hannah Mary DENNO
Occupation: Baker
Date and Place of Death: 21 Apr 1945 Sandakan Sabah Malaysia
Place of Burial: Labuan Memorial, Panel 23, Malaysia

NOTES: Private Clive William Delahant, 1st Field Bakery, Australian Army Service Corps 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 1,494 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. Private Delahant, aged 28, died as a prisoner of the Japanese on 21 April 1945. ¬†Australian War Memorial