Private Alan Sydney Kenwood

Service number NX47713
Birth Date 07 August 1916
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Lismore
Death Date 20 February 1942
Death Place Netherlands East Indies: Ambon, Pulau, Ambon
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/12 Field Ambulance
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Private Alan Sydney Kenwood enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 3 September 1940, after previously serving in the militia. After a period of training, he was taken on strength to 2/12 Field Ambulance. Private Kenwood trained and served with this unit in Darwin, Northern Territory and Ambon, Netherlands East Indies. On 20 February 1942, Private Kenwood was presumed to have died after becoming a prisoner of war of the Japanese. He is commemorated at Ambon Memorial, Indonesia.



Date of birth 07 August 1916
Date of enlistment 03 September 1940
Date of death 20 February 1942