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Soldier profiles

Name : ANDERSON, ANDREW WALTER JOHN
Service Number : VX19224
Date of Birth : 13/08/1920
Place of Birth : LONDON, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 29/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MOONEE PONDS, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : ANDERSON, IDA
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 : 27/11/1945
Date Died : 31/03/1991
Age at Death : 70
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) : THAILAND, LIZUKA 22 (JAPAN), FUKUOKA (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0003 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6204002 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 31834207 [DIGITISED], Barcode 478830 [OPEN], Barcode 3184343 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 1037335 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Arrived in Japan 16/01/1945 aboard hellship Awa Maru. Husband of Helga. Died at Medina.