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Soldier profiles

Name : DAVIS, HENRY HAROLD
Service Number : VX19117
Date of Birth : 4/6/1896
Place of Birth : MILDURA, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 29/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : SOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : DAVIS, HILDA
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 : 15/05/1946
Date Died : 10/06/1946
Age at Death : 50
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : FAWKNER MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. C. OF E. PLOT. COMPT. T. GRAVE 6287. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 10/06/1946 / ILLNESS / VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
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) : MOULMEIN (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0022 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6204974 [OPEN], Barcode 9042002 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 948kB),   Past article (size 368kB)

Background : Son of Wilfred and Margaret Davies; husband of Ema Eliza Davis, of South Melbourne. Repatriated to Australia on S.S. Tamaroa.