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Soldier profiles

Name : DALY, EDMUND AUGUSTINE
Service Number : VX15142
Date of Birth : 05/08/1905
Place of Birth : ESSENDON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 01/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : ESSENDON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MARTIN, W
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : MAJOR
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 : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA), SEMPLAK AERODROME (JAVA), TJAMPEA (JAVA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 15/05/1946
Date Died : N/A
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) : BICYCLE (JAVA), KANBURI (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (2/2 pioneer Battalion) for gallant & distinguished service at Leuwilliang 1942 presented at Parliament House, Melbourne, Victoria on 16/03/1949. London Gazette 06/03/1947, page 1089, position 37. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 06/03/1947, page 747, position 33
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0021 Missing & POW Circular,   Australian War Memorial Awards Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6215277 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_030390/13.jpg,   Past article (size 394kB),   Past article (size 214kB),   Past article (size 280kB),   Past article (size 216kB),   Past article (size 579kB)

Background : Repatriated to Australia on Moreton Bay.