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Soldier profiles

Name : GORDON, ARTHUR WILLINGTON
Service Number : VX28865
Date of Birth : 19/02/1901
Place of Birth : CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 28/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : BOX HILL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : GORDON, ELSIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : ARMOURER (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : DAMOUR (SYRIA), TJILILITAN (JAVA), TJAMPEA (JAVA), LLEWILIANG (JAVA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 25/01/1946
Date Died : N/A
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) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0033 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6206605 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 478894 [OPEN], Barcode 1037501 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 4423850 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 579kB)

Background : Served in World War 1 service number 5361. Armourer. Repatriated to Australia on Moreton Bay.