Service Number: VX63100

Rank: Corporal

Unit: Base Ordnance Workshops Malaya AAOC

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Date of death: 02 September 1942

Place of death: Changi, Singapore

Cause of death: Execution

Cemetery or memorial details: Kranji War Cemetery, Kranji, Singapore

Source: AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Rodney Edward Breavington's name is located at panel 90; Supplementary panel 10 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Rodney Edward Breavington's name is located

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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