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Soldier profiles

Name : CAVANAGH, CLIFFORD
Service Number : VX23050
Date of Birth : 08/08/1903
Place of Birth : WEST MELBOURNE, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : ORBOST, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CAVANAGH, I
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 : 31/07/1945
Age at Death : 41
Community Roll of Honour : WEST MELBOURNE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. 10. L. 5. / 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) : 31/07/1945 / MALARIA, DYSENTERY / THAILAND
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0015 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6227998 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Fraser (son of VX18403 S. Fraser)],   Past article (size 888kB)

Background : Son of George Allen Cavanagh and Florence Ellen Cavanagh, of West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; husband of Ivy Agnes Cavanagh, of Malvern, Victoria.