2/20th Australian Infantry Battalion Member to Receive Posthumous Award

2/20th Australian Infantry Battalion Member to Receive Posthumous Award Private James O’Dea NX77958 aka James Henry Arthur Whitcombe was born in Newcastle on the 26/9/1912. James was an accomplished boxer in the 1930′s and fought in various locations including Sydney and Ballina. Pte James O’Dea was captured by the Japanese at the Fall Of Singapore. …

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