Cemetery plot location: A-04-34

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Classification: POW
Identification number: PWJA (USA) 147119
Surname: KOIKE
Other names: Isao
Plate name: KOIKE, ISAO
AKA (Also Known As): Isao KUIDE
Name in kanji: 小池 勇男
Grave location: A-04-34
Date of birth: 1921-01-01
Place of birth: Ko 1476 Takafuta, Kinseki, Hiroshima, Japan
Private address:

Ko 1476 Takafuta, Kinseki, Hiroshima, Japan

Business address:

Not recorded

Military rank: 1st Class Private
Unit regimental number: Army 141 Inf. Regiment, 2 Battalion, Machine Gun Company (Ammunition carrier)
Date of capture: 1944-03-13
Place of capture: Talasea, New Guinea
Reason for internment: Prisoner of war
Camp interned: Cowra
Date interned: 1944-03-21
Health condition on arrival: Mortar wound on his right toe, weak and suffering from malaria
Trade or occupation: Candy shop
Length of residence in Australia: Not recorded
Date of entry: Not recorded
Port of disembarkation: Not recorded
Ship: Not recorded
Personal effects:


Religion: Buddhist
Nationality: Japanese
Marital status: Single
Next of kin: Kametaro KUIDE
Address of next of kin: Ko 1476 Takafuta, Kinseki, Hiroshima, Japan
Relationship to next of kin: Father
Father’s name: Kametaro KUIDE
Father’s occupation: Not recorded
Mother’s maiden name: Not recorded
Identification: Height 5'3", weight 108 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, mortar wound on right toe
Movement report:

KUIDE was transferred from Gaythorne to Cowra on 22 May 1944. He was hospitalised with malaria in Gaythorne and in Cowra. He died in the breakout.

Cause of death: Gun shot wound to abdomen
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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