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Soldier profiles

Name : GRAHAM, ARCHIE
Service Number : VX20201
Date of Birth : 27/02/1910
Place of Birth : ORANGE, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : ALBERT PARK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : GRAHAM, JEAN
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 INFANTRY 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 : 24/06/1944
Age at Death : 34
Community Roll of Honour : MELBOURNE (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) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 24/06/1944 / PRESUMED DROWNED / TAMAHOKO MARU AT SEA OFF NAGASAKI S/W PACIFIC
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : Military Medal for bravery & devotion at Leuwilliang between 02/03/1942 to 05/03/1942 presented by registered post on 02/03/1949 to his wife. London Gazette 06/03/1947, page 1090, position 54. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 06/03/1947, page 747, position 58
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0034 Missing & POW Circular,   Australian War Memorial Awards Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6213767 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 1333kB)

Background : Son of Ernest and Florence Graham; husband of Jean Morris Graham, of Albert Park, Victoria, Australia.