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Soldier profiles

Name : RAMPLING, ROBERT WILLIAM
Service Number : VX38299
Date of Birth : 28/02/1913
Place of Birth : MARYBOROUGH, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : LABOURER
Date of Enlistment : 30/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MARYBOROUGH, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : RAMPLING, WILLIAM
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 : 13/07/1943
Age at Death : 30
Community Roll of Honour : MARYBOROUGH (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A5. B. 5. / 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) : 13/07/1943 / MALARIA, MALNUTRITION, DYSENTERY, EXHAUSTION / 60 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 60 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0072 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6133350 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 55kB)

Background : Son of William and Eva Rampling, of Maryborough, Victoria, Australia. Educated at Maryborough. Maryborough footballer.