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Soldier profiles

Name : GRUNDY, HAROLD ARTHUR
Service Number : VX23057
Date of Birth : 05/03/1911
Place of Birth : DEVONPORT, TAS
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : FERNBANK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BENNETT, BEATRICE
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 : 22/09/1943
Age at Death : 32
Community Roll of Honour : LATROBE (TAS)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A10. D. 6. / 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) : 22/09/1943 / BERIBERI / 100 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : MOULMEIN (BURMA), 100 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0035 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6227720 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Died in Thailand (Advocate 18/09/1945).pdf" TITLE="PastArticles50kB-275.jpg">Died in Thailand (Advocate 18/09/1945).pdf">Past article (size 50kB)

Background : Son of James Reuben and Florence Grundy, of Devonport, Tasmania, Australia.