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Dudfield Alfred Edward


Born 21 Jan 1917 Forth Tasmania to Ambrose and Florence May Dudfield (nee Onions) and working as a railway porter when he enlisted. 

He was a member of Pond’s (Commanding Officer of 2/29 Battalion) Party, a smaller element of “F” Force.  This was a party of 712 POW’s who possibly had a harder time than all groups on the Burma Railway line. He died in the Thanbaya Hospital Camp Burma from dysentery and colitis  

DUDFIELD.-TX8276 Pte A. E. Dudfield died whilst P.O.W. in Malaya, October 17, 1943. Loving son of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Dudfield, Forth, and loved brother of Herb., Len, and Cliff., Myrtle (Mrs. L. Maxwell), Amy (Mrs. D. Howard), Jean (Mrs. K. Stutterd), Winnie (Mrs. J. Morse), Stella (Mrs. R. Howard), Joyce (Mrs. C. Nicholls), Rita (Mrs. L. Kerslake), in his 27th year. Ever remembered.






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