Percy Clarence CROMBIE

  • POW number: 402
  • Name: CROMBIE, Percy Clarence
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 22
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Rapid Fire Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 402
  • Name: CROMBIE, Percy Clarence
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 22
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Rapid Fire Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: CROMBIE, Percy Clarence
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 22
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: CROMBIE, Percy Clarence
  • Service number: VX25551
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 19-Jan-20
  • Service number: VX25551
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 19-Jan-20
  • Service number: VX25551
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 402
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Lassul Bay coast
  • 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 10 and on the Japanese list at page 47.


Memories

  • Percy Crombie's name is listed on the Stanhope war memorial . along with William Mc Lennon and Alf Meldrum 15/08/2017
  • Percy was the son of Henry Crombie and Eliza Cassidy and brother to Alice.Alfred.Ruby. william.Florrence and Eliza 17/06/2017
  • uncle percy had 6 brothers and sisters.Lived in a small country town Koondrook victoria. Percy worked in a grocery store in Barham nsw . 17/06/2017
  • percy was my mums brother .I never knew him but have lots of photos of him 17/06/2017

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