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Soldier profiles

Name : MADDERN, ERIC ROY
Service Number : VX20532
Date of Birth : 05/01/1903
Place of Birth : KYNETON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : KYNETON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MADDERN, JOHN
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
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 38
Community Roll of Honour : KYNETON (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, SYRIA. P. 31. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / SYRIA
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
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 Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6205637 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 54kB)

Background : Son of John Shaw Maddern and Mabel Zoe Maddern, of Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. Keen footballer. Reported missing 12/07/1941 in Syria.