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Soldier profiles

Name : WHITE, RUSSELL BOYNTON
Service Number : NX69757
Date of Birth : 02/10/1913
Place of Birth : HAMILTON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 20/03/1941
Locality on Enlistment : LAVENDER BAY, NSW
Place of Enlistment : PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin : WHITE, ELSIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : NEW GUINEA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 10/11/1943
Age at Death : 30
Community Roll of Honour : HAMILTON (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : LAE MEMORIAL, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. PANEL 4. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : 10/11/1943 / NEW GUINEA / PRESUMED KILLED
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial F-NEWGUINEAANDPAPUA-0009 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 4615143 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_015903.jpg

Background : Son of Albert and Caroline White; husband of Elsie Maude White, of Willoughby, New South Wales.