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Soldier profiles

Name : DUNSTAN, LANGDON WILLIAM HENRY
Service Number : VX30577
Date of Birth : 28/11/1917
Place of Birth : MOONEE PONDS, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 17/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MOONEE PONDS, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : DUNSTAN, MILDRED
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 2 PLATOON A COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : EL MALAKIYA (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 10/04/1942
Age at Death : 24
Community Roll of Honour : ESSENDON (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 137. / 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) : 10/04/1942 / JAVA / DYSENTERY, TYPHUS, UNCAPTURED IN HILLS
P.O.W. (location/s) : SYRIA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0025 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6225734 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 262kB)

Background : Son of Henry Langdon Dunstan and Mildred Isabel Dunstan, of Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Australia.