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Soldier profiles

Name : GALLOWAY, ROLAND
Service Number : VX19911
Date of Birth : 05/08/1909
Place of Birth : YACKANDANDAH, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 30/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : YACKANDANDAH, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : GALLOWAY, J
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : A COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 04/03/1942
Age at Death : 32
Community Roll of Honour : YACKANDANDAH (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 137. / 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) : 04/03/1942 / JAVA / PRESUMED KILLED
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0031 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6204732 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of John Nielson Galloway and Martha Galloway, of Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia.