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Soldier profiles

Name : WIGNEY, RON
Service Number : VX37661
Date of Birth : 15/02/1919
Place of Birth : GARLICKS LEAD, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 17/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : TRENTHAM, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : WIGNEY, ALFRED
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SAPPER
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 : 05/03/1942
Age at Death : 23
Community Roll of Honour : TRENTHAM (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 138. / 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) : 05/03/1942 / JAVA / PRESUMED KILLED
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 B-JAVA-0092 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6139203 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Alfred and Mary Ellen Wigney, of Trentham, Victoria. Australia.