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Soldier profiles

Name : MINNS, MAXWELL HAROLD
Service Number : VX37556
Date of Birth : 06/06/1918
Place of Birth : BACCHUS MARSH, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 16/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : COBURG, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : MINNS, L
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 : NEW GUINEA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 17/08/1943
Age at Death : 25
Community Roll of Honour : SEAFORD (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. C1. B. 1. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 17/08/1943 / ACCIDENTAL / NEW GUINEA
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 : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6213179 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 7449999 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 8320513 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Henry George and Eileen Alice Minns; husband of Lillian Violet Minns, of Seaford, Victoria.