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Soldier profiles

Name : HENDERSON, ERNEST
Service Number : VX20365
Date of Birth : 10/09/1903
Place of Birth : YARRAVILLE, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : YARRAVILLE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : HENDERSON, ANNIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LANCE CORPORAL
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 : 09/02/1944
Age at Death : 40
Community Roll of Honour : FOOTSCRAY (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A3. B. 7. / 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) : 09/02/1944 / PELLAGRA, DIARRHEA / 105 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0039 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6215385 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Andrew and Ada Henderson; husband of Annie Lyla Daphne Henderson, of Yarraville, Victoria, Australia.