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Soldier profiles

Name : CHIVERS, FRANK ALBERT
Service Number : VX26630
Date of Birth : 29/06/1909
Place of Birth : JUMBUNNA, VIC
Known as : FRANK
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 13/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : NORTHCOTE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CHIVERS, ALICE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : PATROL LEADER (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : DAMOUR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 26/12/1943
Age at Death : 34
Community Roll of Honour : HEIDELBERG (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A3. A. 14. / 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) : 26/12/1943 / BERIBERI, MALARIA / 105 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 105 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,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0015 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6227170 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Arthur Joseph and Alice Beatrice Chivers; husband of Alydia Chivers, of East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Brother? of VX26628 Harry Albert Chivers (2/2 Pioneer).