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Cemetery plot location: A-06-23



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Classification: POW
Identification number: PWJA 145464
Surname: FUJITA
Other names: Yoshitoku
Plate name: FUJITA, YOSHITAKU *
AKA (Also Known As): Yoshitaku FUJITA; Yoshitoko FUJITA
Name in kanji: 藤田 芳徳
Grave location: A-06-23
Date of birth: Not recorded
Place of birth: Higashi Santo-mura, Keiso-gun, Wakayama-ken, Japan
Private address:

Higashi Santo-mura, Keiso-gun, Wakayama-ken, Japan

Business address:

Not recorded

Military rank: Superior Private
Unit regimental number: Army, 21 Mixed Independent Artillery Brigade
Date of capture: 1943-03-09~10
Place of capture: Trobriand Island area
Reason for internment: Prisoner of war
Camp interned: Cowra
Date interned: 1943-03-31
Health condition on arrival: Not recorded
Trade or occupation: Farmer
Length of residence in Australia: Not recorded
Date of entry: Not recorded
Port of disembarkation: Not recorded
Ship: Not recorded
Personal effects:

Nil

Religion: Buddhist
Nationality: Japanese
Marital status: Single
Next of kin: Heitaro FUJITA
Address of next of kin: Higashi Santo-mura, Keiso-gun, Wakayama-ken, Japan
Relationship to next of kin: Father
Father’s name: Heitaro FUJITA
Father’s occupation: Not recorded
Mother’s maiden name: Not recorded
Identification: Not recorded
Movement report:

FUJITA was hospitalised in May 1943 in Gaythorne with malaria, and twice with malaria in Cowra. He died in the breakout.

Cause of death: Gun shot wounds to skull and right leg
Date of death: 1944-08-05
Cremation or burial: Burial
Date of burial: 1944-08-08
Place of first burial: Cowra
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