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Soldier profiles

Name : PERRINS, JOSEPH
Service Number : VX23422
Date of Birth : 28/08/1905
Place of Birth : STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : WHITTLESEA NORTH, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : PERRINS, J
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
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 28/10/1941
Age at Death : 36
Community Roll of Honour : WHITTLESEA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, LEBANESE REPUBLIC. 1. C. 1. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 28/10/1941 / ILLNESS / SYRIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
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 6226489 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 79kB)

Background : Son of James and Mary Elizabeth Perrins, of Hanford, Stoke-on-Trent, England.