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Soldier profiles

Name : MUCKLOW, CHARLES WILLIAM
Service Number : VX18985
Date of Birth : 12/07/1907
Place of Birth : LEAMINGTON, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : TRACTOR & TRUCK DRIVER
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : NATHALIA, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MUCKLOW, VIOLET
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
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 : N/A
Date Died : 29/01/1944
Age at Death : 36
Community Roll of Honour : NATHALIA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. 1. E. 7. / 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) : 29/01/1944 / BERIBERI, CHRONIC DIARRHEA / 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 B-JAVA-0064 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6212613 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Fraser (son of VX18403 S. Fraser)]

Background : Son of Charles and Violet Mucklow, of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.