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Soldier profiles

Name : KNAPE, AUSTIN SYDNEY
Service Number : VX14419
Date of Birth : 01/05/1918
Place of Birth : CARLTON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 07/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MELBOURNE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : FINGER, R
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 : 05/06/1946
Date Died : 10/02/1975
Age at Death : 56
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
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
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 6204462 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 478920 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 368kB),   N.S.W. 2/1 and 2/2 Pioneer News 06/1977 p8

Background : Repatriated to Australia on S.S. Tamaroa.