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Soldier profiles

Name : MANSFIELD, JOHN PATRICK
Service Number : VX13161
Date of Birth : 14/10/1919
Place of Birth : HAWTHORN, VIC
Known as : JACK
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 25/04/1940
Locality on Enlistment : GEELONG, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MEAD
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
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 : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 16/01/1946
Date Died : 14/01/1988
Age at Death : 68
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA, NIIHAMA (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0059 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6214969 [DIGITISED], Barcode 31697797 [DIGITISED], Barcode 32137642 [DIGITISED], Barcode 1033364 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   2/2 Pioneers Newsletter 04/1988 p2

Background : Arrived in Japan September 1944 aboard Bioki Maru.