Sapper Arthur Stanley Tolliday

Service number VX32359
Birth Date 1907-08-15
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Death Date 1945-02-18
Death Place Borneo: North Borneo, Sandakan
Final Rank Sapper
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/10 Field Company
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Sapper Arthur Stanley 'Snowy' Tolliday enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 19 June 1940. He served with 2/10 Field Company Engineers in Malaya, but was captured as a prisoner of war of the Japanese in early 1942. Initially interned at Changi Prisoner of War Camp in Singapore, Sapper Tolliday was transferred to the Sandakan Prisoner of War Camp, Borneo, in July 1942. On 18 February 1945, Sapper Tolliday died of illness in Borneo. He is commemorated at Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.



Date of birth 15 August 1907
Date of enlistment 19 June 1940
Date of death 18 February 1945