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Soldier profiles

Name : BRADY, CHARLES
Service Number : VX19215
Date of Birth : ??/??/1910
Place of Birth : IRELAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : COOK
Date of Enlistment : 11/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MACEDON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BRADY, CHARLES
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 : N/A
Date Died : 22/02/1945
Age at Death : 35?
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : LABUAN MEMORIAL, MALAYSIA. PANEL 19. / 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) : 22/02/1945 / ILLNESS / RANAU CAMP (BORNEO)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : RANAU (BORNEO)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0010 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6215550 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_P02468.293.jpg

Background : At enlistment : single. Blue eyes, brown hair. No previous military experience.

Service record.
11/06/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria.
19/06/1940 Transferred from Recruit Reception Depot to No.6 A.I.F. Depot.
17/09/1940 Admitted Camp Dressing Station Dandenong, Victoria with influenza.
19/09/1940 Transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps detached to Camp Dressing Station Royal Park, Victoria.
27/09/1940 Transferred from 3 Engineering Training Depot Seymour, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria.
09/10/1940 Transferred from 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
09/10/1940 Posted to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
10/11/1940 Appointed Group II Spec. Cook 1st Reinforcements.
07/04/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.S. Queen Mary (H.M.T. N.N.).
03/05/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
12/06/1941 Transferred from 2/2 Pioneer Battalion to Pioneer Training Battalion.
12/06/1941 Marched into Pioneer Training Battalion.
14/08/1941 Marched out to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
15/08/1941 Taken on strength 2/2 Pioneer Battalion from Pioneer Training Battalion.
10/11/1941 Grading of A / Group II Cook confirmed.
10/11/1941 Evacuated to 2/1 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station with Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (P.U.O.) and transferred to X list.
16/11/1941 Discharged from 2/1 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station and returned to unit.
17/11/1941 Rejoined 2/2 Pioneer Battalion and struck off X list.
13/12/1941 Relinquished Group II Cook.
03/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action, Java and transferred to X list.
28/04/1942 Reported missing in action.
01/10/1942 Reported missing in action believed prisoner of war.
04/11/1943 Reported interned in Borneo prisoner of war camp.
22/02/1945 Died while in prisoner of war camp Ranau, Borneo.