Raymond Fredrick LEIGHTON

  • POW number: 166
  • Name: LEIGHTON, Raymond Fredrick
  • Listed as: LAWTON
  • Age: 27
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Soldier type: Infantry
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Headquarters
  • Place of birth: Melbourne
  • Place of capture: In the vicinity of Warangoi River
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 166
  • Name: LEIGHTON, Raymond Fredrick
  • Listed as: LAWTON
  • Age: 27
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Soldier type: Infantry
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Headquarters
  • Place of birth: Melbourne
  • Place of capture: In the vicinity of Warangoi River
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: LEIGHTON, Raymond Fredrick
  • Listed as: LAWTON
  • Age: 27
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: LEIGHTON, Raymond Fredrick
  • Service number: NGX490
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 23-Jan-15
  • Service number: NGX490
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 23-Jan-15
  • Service number: NGX490
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 166
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: In the vicinity of Warangoi River
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page 25 and on the Japanese list at page 16.


Memories

  • Completely the wrong file - Leighton's Service No was VX24557, Item Barcode:6205432 26/12/2019

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