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Soldier profiles

Name : DOHERTY, ARTHUR
Service Number : VX23996
Date of Birth : 04/02/1921
Place of Birth : CARLTON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 07/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : FOOTSCRAY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : OLERHEAD, ANASTASIA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : B COMPANY (NEW GUINEA), 11 PLATOON B COMPANY (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA, NEW GUINEA, BORNEO
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 04/12/1945
Date Died : ??/12/1997
Age at Death : 76
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
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) : 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 : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6207522 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   E_SANDELL_1.jpg,   AWM_090599.jpg

Background : Returned ill to Australia 24/02/1942 (from Java) with angina and malaria. Recovered and served with 2/2 Pioneers in New Guinea and Borneo.