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Soldier profiles

Name : RIXON, STANLEY KEITH
Service Number : VX13963
Date of Birth : 24/02/1916
Place of Birth : MELBOURNE, VIC
Known as : STAN
Occupation on Enlistment : HAIRDRESSER
Date of Enlistment : 03/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : WINDSOR, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : RIXON, MARJORIE
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 : 18/12/1945
Date Died : 08/08/1993
Age at Death : 77
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) : FUKUOKA (JAPAN), KYUSAI ISLAND (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : KYUSAI ISLAND (JAPAN)
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0073 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6214625 [DIGITISED], Barcode 479001 [OPEN], Barcode 1033641 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 9311193 [DIGITISED], Barcode 31698468 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_019373.jpg,   AWM_019374.jpg,   AWM_019370.jpg,   Past article (size 352kB)

Background : Arrived in Japan 16/01/1945 aboard hellship Awa Maru. Repatriated to Australia on H.M.S. Ruler.