Ronald Hugh SANKOWSKY

Male 1919 - 1945  (25 years)


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  • Name Ronald Hugh SANKOWSKY 
    Born 5 Mar 1919  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Feb 1945  North Borneo Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • QX23726 Private Ronald Hugh Sankowsky, 2/29th Battalion, Australian Infantry was one of over 2000 Allied prisoners of war (POW) held in the Sandakan POW camp in north Borneo, having been transferred there from Singapore as a part of B Force. The 1494 POW's that made up B Force, were transported from Changi on 7 July 1942 on board the tramp ship Ubi Maru, arriving in Sandakan Harbour on 18 July 1942. Private Sankowsky, aged 25, died as a prisoner of the Japanese on 15 February 1945.
    Person ID I8573  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 

    Father Ernest Charles Albert SANKOWSKY,   b. 30 Jun 1878, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1959, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susan CAMPBELL,   b. 1886, Blantyre, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1970, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1908  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1919 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1945 - North Borneo Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au).

    2. [S221] Australian War Memorial, (http://www.awm.gov.au), http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/P02468.176.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Ronald Hugh Sankowsky, Death date: 15/02/1945, Mother's name: Susan Campbell, Father/parent's name: Ernest Charles Albert Sankowsky, Registration details: 1947/S/4394.