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Soldier profiles

Name : KUNO, RICHARD ALBERT
Service Number : VX14260
Date of Birth : 27/04/1920
Place of Birth : MELBOURNE, VIC
Known as : DICK
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 06/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : FOOTSCRAY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : KUNO, F
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 : 17/12/1945
Date Died : 29/12/1990
Age at Death : 70
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : FRANKSTON LAWN CEMETERY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
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) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0049 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6210259 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 1037557 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of J. N.]

Background : Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade. Husband of Margery. Father of Michael and Tracey-Lee.