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Soldier profiles

Name : BOND, JOHN CHARLES
Service Number : VX18107
Date of Birth : 30/12/1899
Place of Birth : ELLIMINYT, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 28/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : BELMONT, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BOND, ANNIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : HEADQUARTERS COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 03/01/1944
Age at Death : 44
Community Roll of Honour : GEELONG (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. 1. E. 34. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
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) : 03/01/1944 / MALNUTRITION, DYSENTERY / TAMARKAN CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : TAMARKAN (THAILAND)
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-0009 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6212372 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Fraser (son of VX18403 S. Fraser)],   Past article (size 306kB)

Background : Son of William James Bond and Bridget Theresa Bond; husband of Annie Pauline Bond, of South Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Service & personal summary Husband of Annie Pauline Bond At enlistment : married. No previous military experience. Grey eyes, brown hair. Marks / scars : scar on right instep.