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Robert Page (soldier)

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Robert Page
Born(1920-07-21)21 July 1920
Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Died7 July 1945(1945-07-07) (aged 24)
Singapore
Buried
AllegianceAustralia
Service/branchSecond Australian Imperial Force
Years of service1940–1945
RankCaptain
UnitZ Special Unit
Battles/warsSecond World War
AwardsDistinguished Service Order
RelationsHarold Page (father)
Sir Earle Page (uncle)

Robert Charles Page, DSO (21 July 1920 – 7 July 1945) was an Australian soldier who was a member of Z Special Unit during the Second World War. He took part in Operation Jaywick and Operation Rimau, in which he was captured and executed by the Japanese. He was the nephew of Australian prime minister Sir Earle Page, and the son of Harold Page, who died as a Japanese prisoner of war in 1942. Page was played by John Howard in the film The Highest Honor (1983) and Chris Morsley in The Heroes (1989) and Heroes II: The Return (1991).[1]

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