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Soldier profiles

Name : ATKIN, HARRY
Service Number : VX21935
Date of Birth : 20/09/1906
Place of Birth : LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
Known as : HARRY
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : BENDIGO, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : ATKIN, SARAH
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 : 10/01/1946
Date Died : N/A
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
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) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0004 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6206944 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   C_HAMLEY_1.jpg,   C_HAMLEY_2.jpg

Background : Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade.