Private Bernard Henry McCabe

Service number WX7858
Birth Date 1903-11-11
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia
Death Date 1950-03-27
Final Rank Private
Unit 2/6 Field Park Company
Place Western Australia
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Private Bernard Henry McCabe enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 13 August 1940. He embarked for overseas service on 30 May 1941, and served with 2/6 Field Company in Malaya. Private McCabe was taken as a prisoner of war on 15 February 1942, when Singapore fell to the Japanese. He was interned at Changi Prisoner of War Camp in Singapore, and struggled with various illnesses during his time of captivity. Private McCabe was released from Changi in September 1945, and was discharged on 21 February 1946.



Date of birth 11 November 1903
Date of enlistment 13 August 1940
Date of discharge 21 February 1946
Date of death 27 March 1950