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Soldier profiles

Name : PETERS, VINCENT
Service Number : VX22864
Date of Birth : 17/02/1901
Place of Birth : CUMMERAGUNJA, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : SHIRE COUNCIL EMPLOYEE
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HEALESVILLE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : PETERS, DAISY
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 : 11/12/1943
Age at Death : 42
Community Roll of Honour : HEALESVILLE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A7. A. 14. / 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) : 11/12/1943 / MALNUTRITION, DYSENTERY, MALARIA / 131 KILO CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 131 KILO (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
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 6227563 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Healesville Cemetery plaque (Victoria),   Healesville Cemetery plaque (Victoria),   Healesville Cemetery plaque (Victoria)

Background : Son of Robert and Edith Peters; husband of Daisy Peters, of North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Plaque photos courtesy of J. N.