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Soldier profiles

Name : PETERSON, COLIN WESTLEY
Service Number : VX36945
Date of Birth : 20/04/1918
Place of Birth : AUBURN, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 17/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HAWTHORN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : JONES, S
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
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 : 19/12/1942
Age at Death : 24
Community Roll of Honour : HAWTHORN (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A11. B. 9. / 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) : 19/12/1942 / DYSENTERY / THANBYUZAYAT CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : THAILAND, THANBYUZAYAT (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0069 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6138800 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Elizabeth Peterson; nephew of Susan Jones, of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.