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Soldier profiles

Name : GOTTSCHUTZKE, ARTHUR VERNON
Service Number : VX22751
Date of Birth : 11/06/1916
Place of Birth : SEA LAKE, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : LABOURER
Date of Enlistment : 05/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : NEILPO, NSW
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : GOTTSCHUTZKE, FRANK
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : 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 : 21/07/1943
Age at Death : 27
Community Roll of Honour : WENTWORTH (NSW)
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) : 21/07/1943 / CHOLERA / HINTOCK CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : HINTOCK (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6227604 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_P06899.002.jpg,   A_COLLIE_46.jpg,   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Fraser (son of VX18403 S. Fraser)],   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Lloyd & R. Tuohey],   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Lloyd & R. Tuohey],   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Lloyd & R. Tuohey]

Background : Son of Johann Frank Albert and Emma Maria Gottschutzke, of Pomona, New South Wales, Australia.