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Francis Laurence Schdroski

Column 445 & 446, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright

Column 445 & 446, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image m …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Laurence AWMM
  • Surname
    Schdroski AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414144 AWMM
    • WWII 414144 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Florence Schdroski (mother), Post Office, Tutira, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ414144 AWMM
    • WWII 414144 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
    Far East AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from severe burns in an air raid AWMM
    • 9 December 1944 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Presumably captured March 1942 at Singapore, did not evacuate. Believe drowned in P.O.W. ship sunk by Allies near Java. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis Lawrence and Florence Schdroski of Napier

    Two sons, brothers served in WW2 and were killed: Francis Laurence Schdroski (NZ414144) and Anthony Schdroski (266796)

    Ship was torpedoed en route to Japan by a US submarine in the South China Sea. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM

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Sources

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