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Soldier profiles

Name : ROBINSON, JAMES CLAUDE
Service Number : VX21460
Date of Birth : 22/02/1910
Place of Birth : BALACLAVA, VIC
Known as : JIM
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : CARLTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : ROBINSON, STELLA
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 : 08/11/1943
Age at Death : 33
Community Roll of Honour : ADELAIDE (SA)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A8. A. 4. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
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) : 08/11/1943 / MALARIA, DIARRHEA, MALNUTRITION / 105 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 105 KILO (BURMA)
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-0074 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6209086 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   L_ROBINSON_1.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_5.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_6.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_10.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_11.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_20.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_22.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_25.jpg,   L_ROBINSON_102,   L_ROBINSON_132,   Certificate of death on war service,   Letter of condolence from King George

Background : Son of Thomas and Clarice Robinson; husband of Stella Robinson, of Brompton, South Australia. Friend of Bruce Cramsie (2/2 Pioneer) who was with him at 105 Kilo Camp when Jim died.