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Soldier profiles

Name : WARREN, FRANCIS EDWARD
Service Number : VX14789
Date of Birth : 23/12/1905
Place of Birth : HAMMERSMITH, ENGLAND
Known as : FRANK
Occupation on Enlistment : LABOURER
Date of Enlistment : 10/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HEALESVILLE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CHALMERS, A
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 1 AUSTRALIAN CORPS POSTAL UNIT
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : POSTMAN
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) : ATTACHED TO 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : DAMOUR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 20/08/1943
Age at Death : 37
Community Roll of Honour : HEALESVILLE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A9. C. 8. / 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) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 20/08/1943 / DYSENTERY, BERIBERI / 55 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 55 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0090 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6203692 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of George Whitby Warren and Maria Lydia Warren; husband of Edna Warren, of Healesville, Victoria, Australia. Brother of George Whitby Warren 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment (died France 1916). Brother in law of A. C. Chalmers (sister in law).