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Soldier profiles

Name : COWLEY, HUBERT
Service Number : VX20018
Date of Birth : 30/07/1918
Place of Birth : COBDEN, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : COBDEN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : COWLEY, GERTRUDE
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 : 06/12/1945
Date Died : ??/09/2010
Age at Death : 92
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
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0019 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6214417 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 116kB),   Past article (size 92kB)

Background : Brother of Corporal A. J. R. (Roy) Cowley (killed on active service 22/07/1942). Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade.