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Soldier profiles

Name : KINNEAR, LEONARD MCDONALD
Service Number : VX23781
Date of Birth : 27/07/1900
Place of Birth : CARISBROOK, VIC
Known as : LEONARD
Occupation on Enlistment : AUCTIONEER
Date of Enlistment : 06/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MELBOURNE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : KINNEAR, DOROTHEA
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 : 13/07/1943
Age at Death : 42
Community Roll of Honour : MELBOURNE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A10. E. 8. / 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) : 13/07/1943 / DYSENTERY / 40 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : MALAYA, 40 KILO (BURMA)
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 6228111 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Death notice (The Argus 06/03/1944),   Death notice (The Argus 07/03/1944)

Background : Son of David and Olivia Octavia Kinnear; husband of Dorothea Maud Mary Kinnear, of St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia. Brother of David and Robina (Mrs. L. H. Lorimer).