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Soldier profiles

Name : NOBLE, CHARLES JOHN (ALIAS)
Service Number : VX20694
Date of Birth : 18/11/1904
Place of Birth : LONDON, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : CARLTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BALUNAS, NORA
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 : N/A
Date Died : 07/08/1943
Age at Death : 38
Community Roll of Honour : CAULFIELD (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. COLLECTIVE GRAVE 1. Q. 2-78. / 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) : 07/08/1943 / CARDIAC, BERIBERI / HINTOCK CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA, HINTOCK (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0066 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6216027 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 888kB)

Background : Served as NOBLE; true name CHARLES JOHN BALUNAS. Son of Antony and Barbara Balunas; husband of Nora Balunas, of Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.